Pump (to the) Kin

  “What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o’-lantern by its diameter?
  Pumpkin π

John Evans

two sentence horror story: fear is born

“It’s not over yet, there’s another one coming!”
All colour drained from his face as he uttered the single word response, “triplets!?!”

I tricked the devil
More times than I can recall
Now I live forever
And get to fuck with you all

According to Irish legend, Jack O’Lanterns are named after a stingy man named Jack who, because he tricked the devil several times, was forbidden entrance into both heaven and hell. He was condemned to wander the Earth, waving his lantern to lead people away from their paths.

two sentence horror story: family meal

“Daddy will be late tonight, go ahead and eat, sweetie.”
Hesitantly, I looked down at the blood-red gruel and Daddy’s hazel-green eye staring back at me.

Senryü: the logicannibal

you are what you eat
is a common phrase to all
…now, I’m human so…

Fib: turnip your nose

“That smell,
what is it?”
“It’s flaming turnip.”
“We need to put a stop to this.”

The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips.

Out of Time

Someone walk over your grave?
Scare from the vault: Here

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23 thoughts on “Pump (to the) Kin

      1. Okay, I looked them up and understand. Some look like mummies and others shrunken heads.
        I also read Ireland and Scotland use potatoes and other veggies. Very handy bunch you guys 👍💚

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