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Monster Mash Invasion Redux

Imagine my surprise

late one night

out shopping all day

home within sight

My house all lit up

as if a party was on

there in my car

I was all alone

Nevertheless, I went inside

with what greeted me

no place to hide

Party on full

lights on bright

a host of monsters

gave me a fright!

For while I was out,

spending my cash

My home became host

to the Monster Mash

There was Frankie and Lilith

dancing a twirl

and Igor and Dracula

biting a girl

My antique lamp toppled

green slime on the rug

my shock when the

Wolfman asked for a hug

Frankenstein and a goblin

macarena dancing

Jason and a witch

Halloween romancing

Frankie said for you,

“This mash was meant too”

I had nowhere to run

and what could I do?

I sampled witches’ brew

that I think was plain rum

declined the frog legs

played Wipe Out on drums

Elviria said,

“Wear this on your head”

a sequined headband

for the Day of the Dead

Three little ghosts ran

my cat down the hall

Chucky in the corner said,

“You’re nothing at all.”

I was beginning to worry

wondering if they would stay

but as it happens

they vanished before day

If you come home one night

to a Monster Mash Ball

disquietude, destruction

and an all out brawl

Nothing can you do

nowhere to run

Let it all hang out

and have some fun!

 

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19 thoughts on “Monster Mash Invasion Redux

  1. My answering machine message in college was Monster Mash, which frustrated the shit out of everyone because I made them listen to almost a minute of it. I figured the people I didn’t want to hear from would just hang up. It worked.

  2. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, eh Lana? Sounds like a blast. And a new song to chase Haunted House out of my head! That Haint became quite the earworm. 🙂

  3. I was so happy to read how many Halloween references you included! I love Elvira and the green frogs along with rum drinks. I would love to listen to these words sung by the Cheesebergens, with Marissa wearing Addams’ family mother, Morticia’s costume! I forget did you add the (hand) “Thing?!”

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