Karen CooperHi! My name is Kyra Schon (see handy pronunciation guide here) and I appeared as the cellar dwelling, trowel wielding, mother stabbing, father's arm eating zombie girl Karen Cooper in the original 1968 Night of the Living Dead. I grew up watching and loving horror movies and I realize how fortunate I was to be a part of horror-film history; it has truly been one of the highlights of my life.

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Zombie Zen
Zombie Zen

Four Seasons of Horror

Patter of blood drip.
Quiet groan of tearing flesh.
Spring evenings with you.

I press the knife thus
To pierce your heart like a rose.
Summer ritual.

The dead fall like leaves
And gather along rock walls.
Autumn breeze blows brisk.

Your white dress lies still.
Darkened by your dying love.
Winter covers sin.

~Gunnar Hansen