2 min readNov 11, 2021

An Open Letter to Count Dracula: I’m Sorry I Kicked You in the Nards

Vampire about to victimize an innocent woman!
Photo by Luc Bercoth on Unsplash

I realize now that you weren’t really Count Dracula, but back the 1970s I thought you were the real deal. You see, my Mom and I went to my elementary school’s Halloween party. I must have been six or seven years old.

At that age, I believed in werewolves, super-heroes and vampires. That year, I had dressed up as Robin from “Batman and Robin”, and designed my own costume.