Saturday, April 13, 2019

PAD Day 13: Zombies!

Today's dual prompts from Poetic Asides and NaPoWriMo: (1) Write a "view" poem, and (2) write a poem about something spooky or scary. As a fan of both zombies and a certain Bill Murray film (no, not Zombieland, though that's good too), I went in a macabre-humor direction with this silly little piece:

Six More Weeks of Zombies

Weatherman Phil Connors wakes up
on one of those time-loop mornings
and looks out his window,
but this time something is different -
instead of townspeople bustling
down the street to the festivities,
they're milling aimlessly, shuffling
with blank lifeless faces,
and someone's eaten all the officials
and Punxsutawney Phil,
as "Gobblers Knob" takes on
a whole new meaning
in Groundhog Day of the Dead.


Vince Gotera said...

Bruce, got to you first! :-D Dude, I didn't know you were a Zombies fan. I love the poem. "Gobblers Knob" ... ha ha ha! You watch Walking Dead?

Bruce Niedt said...

Yup - I never miss TWD.

Vince Gotera said...

Soon it will be time for FTWD!