Halloween has the potential to be eerie. However, some doors present a friendly façade and may even seem welcoming:
Other entrances appear more spooky and, as night falls, will take on an eerie aspect:
It is when night falls that darkness encroaches and lanterns are lit. The light flickers and casts an eerie light.
Skeletons abound surrounded by surreal light.
At times these skeletons seem almost friendly when ferocious-looking visages look on, scaring away evil spirits:
But no skeletons are as gruesome as those lying in pathways lit by a lone light.
Halloween has the potential to be eerie. But each time I walk the streets on 31 October I focus, not on the eerie and gruesome aspects of the event, but on the laughter and chatter of the children trick or treating.
Did you celebrate Halloween?
(This post was inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge hosted by WordPress)