It's Halloween. Have you ever taken a dare on Halloween?
This house was around the corner from my childhood home (1958-1963). As a child, I was afraid of a tiny old woman and her St. Bernand who lived in a house down the street from my house.
I was convinced this woman was a witch and that she would cast spells on the neighborhood houses. (The lights in those houses would be out at night if she hast put her spell on them).
Carrie Clickard was a guest author at Today's Little Ditty, in 2017. She challenged us to write a poem about a person, place, or thing which scared or spooked you as a child.
Michelle Barnes, selected the poem below to be part of her collection, The Best of Today's Little Ditty: 2017-2018, published in 2019.
I moved from Monrovia in 1963. It was that year that this magnificent house was torn down, making way for a housing development,
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