Three Line Tales: Pumpkin Guts #3LineTales #horror #halloween #amwriting


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Credit: Shaun Holloway
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He cuts the top off his pumpkin, just as the doctor Victor Frankenstein cut the top off the head of fiend –the demon Mary Shelley wrote of –known as Frankenstein. 

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The top comes off the pumpkin with a sucking sound and the man grimaces at the putrid smell of pumpkin guts; as he reaches inside to clean the guts a grim laughter echoes throughout the dark house and the man trembles; he laughs at himself knowing the black night and howling wind are only tricking him into being afraid. 

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Then, the pumpkin head peers up at the man and he screeches like a little girl, hiding under the table; a headless body appears and replaces and the top of the pumpkin; the body places the pumpkin on his neck where his head should be; the pumpkin transforms –eyes triangle cut-outs where fire burns and mouth open with sharp glistening teeth; the headless horsemen goes outside to do his demonic duty on ‘All Hallows’ Eve’ –the ageless creature of horror; he cuts off the head of the crying man for his first head of the night. 

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©Mandibelle16. (2016) All Rights Reserved. 

13 thoughts on “Three Line Tales: Pumpkin Guts #3LineTales #horror #halloween #amwriting

  1. Priceless Joy October 29, 2016 / 2:30 pm

    Great TLT! Very creepy and chilling! Perfect for Halloween! I hope you have a fun and Happy Halloween!

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    • mandibelle16 October 29, 2016 / 4:44 pm

      Thank you PJ. I think for the most part this year, I’m going to hand-out candy and watch Simpson Halloween specials. Lol. Nothing to to fun 😉

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      • mandibelle16 October 29, 2016 / 6:09 pm

        Hehe thank you. I think it’s fun too. We have a bunch of little kids in our neighbourhood again — I love there cute customers and painted faces 🙂 plus, we don’t get a whole lot of them (40 or 50) so they are all pleased when the receive a handful of chocolate bars (the tiny ones) and not one or two 🙂 And tree-house or horrors from the Simpsons are classic 🙂 do u handout candy or send some to your grandkids?

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      • Priceless Joy October 29, 2016 / 9:51 pm

        No, I don’t do either. I’m a sourpus when it comes to Halloween. Haha! There really aren’t many children in my area.

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      • mandibelle16 October 30, 2016 / 2:24 am

        Yeah, that’s okay. Many kids go to malls these days. I guess it’s the warmer option. But not as fun, lol.

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      • Priceless Joy October 30, 2016 / 12:50 pm

        Plus, I feel it is a lot safer for them to go to the malls. Here the schools all throw Halloween parties for the kids. I try and encourage them to go there.

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      • mandibelle16 October 30, 2016 / 8:12 pm

        That’s a great idea for kids — schools should do that here 🙂

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      • Priceless Joy October 30, 2016 / 10:19 pm

        It is a great idea. It keeps the kids off the streets and is much safer for the kids.

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  2. Lynn Love October 30, 2016 / 7:36 am

    Great All Hallows tale, wonder how many heads he’ll collect before the night is done? 🙂

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