This post is part of a series of weekly found poetry prompts. If you have an idea for a found poetry source, email Senior Poetry Editor Beth Ayer.
A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
You probably know the story. What can you make out of it? We’re celebrating the ghoulish season by doing some slicing and dicing of our own. Your task: create found poetry from a horror classic, the original Halloween. Check out the movie script, and slash it to pieces.
Please share your poems in the comments… if you dare.