"Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite,
All are on their rounds tonight;
In the wan moon's silver ray,
Thrives their helter-skelter play."
Look closely. The sky foretells of things to come.
I was caught up in my after-school activities-- reading the newspaper and enjoying time in my yoga pants and oversize sweatshirt--when I happened to notice the shadows within the room changing shape, morphing from one gray creature into the next.
Then, the shadows would disappear. And just as quickly, they would return again.
Picking up Munchkin, I wondered over to the window and peered outside. Sure enough, the sky was moving-- moving, I tell you--swirling together silver clouds and pockets of pink light. Surely, one could describe the sight as beautiful. Perhaps hauntingly beautiful.
Haunting. hummm.... Did I ever tell you of my obsession with the supernatural? Have I mentioned my extreme fascination with the spirit world? (Click here to read more.)
Oh the joys of this season! The promise of candles and cozy and spells and black cats.
We're all set here at 403. The Halloween Tree went up tonight. Bring on the spooks, the whispering winds, the creaky doors, and flickering flames...