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Halloween Blood Drive

Halloween came,
and where am I,
but at a blood drive.
Six or seven donors came dressed in costume
and I missed my opportunity.
I could have dressed as Count Dracula,
and could have said as each one showed up,
“We want your blood, please sign this sheet.”


Duane Anderson currently lives in La Vista, NE. He has had poems published in Fine Lines, Cholla Needles, and several other publications. He is the author of ‘Yes, I Must Admit We Are Neighbors’ (Cyberwit.net – 2021) and ‘On the Corner of Walk and Don’t Walk’ (Pacific Poetry Press -2021).