Among the children and others who came to our door last night there was
a princess from Frozen
a family from the Avengers
and The Halloween Mime.
The Halloween Mime was a child of about 8 years of age
in white face paint
and a black spandex bodysuit.
He arrived with a masked and caped older child who introduced his performance.
The Halloween Mime’s “trick-or-treat” did not include saying “trick-or-trick”
(because Mimes, you see, do not speak)
But instead provided a performance.
This performance provided
Escape From A Box.
The performance had Serious Intentions
Afterwards The Halloween Mime received
He walked down the hill with the straight-backed confidence of
a Performer Who Has Been Paid For His Work.
“That kid is going to get beat up in high school,” a man standing nearby observed.