Halloween Poems

Halloween Poems

Poems For Halloween

Although Halloween began as a holiday for individuals who practiced the occult, it has since turned into something completely different. Halloween has really become all about the kids. It is about the fun of dressing up and pretending to be someone else for a night. It is about children gorging themselves on way too much candy. Unfortunately, there is also a sinister aspect to the holiday that has to do with children believing that they are entitled to received candy and vandalizing property when they don't get what they want.

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October Days And Autumn Love
  • By Denise M. Cocchiaro
  • Published: October 27, 2015
Halloween Night

When days grow short and nights get cold
And autumn trees turn red and gold
Move, we may, through sun drenched days
'Midst leaves and berries and bales of hay

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The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore--
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.

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Night Of Fright

Monsters, stalking through the night,
Halloween is the Night of Fright.
Fear is what this night brings,
Along with many other things....

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Poem About What You'll See On Halloween
  • By Jacey Vantimmeren
  • Published: December 5, 2014
Spooky Halloween Night

It's very spooky on Halloween night,
The ghosts and goblins will give you a fright.

Watch your back, do not be blind.

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Scary Halloween Poem
  • By msullivan
  • Published: October 2011
The Darkness

The darkness comes from deep inside.
It creeps up from out of your dark side.
Gnawing at your flesh by your graveside.
Of a life that you feel lives you mortified. ...

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Scary Halloween Poem
  • By Coral Leffew
  • Published: October 2011
Black Trees, Ghosts, And Bumble Bees

Lying on your bed just like every other night,
There is something that'd give grown men fright,
There's a black figure stalking in the night,
And it won't go away until dark turns to light, ...

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Dear Coral,
I am an adult woman that loves-so far-Halloween. I really enjoyed your poem. Please keep writing.

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Poem About How Halloween Should Be Spent
  • By Joy Johnson
  • Published: October 24, 2015
Halloween Night

The chilly nights begin tonight
The haunted houses bring the fright
The warm bonfires have the flames
See the leaves rustle through the window frames

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Scary Poem
  • By Amy Pan
  • Published: December 5, 2014
Black Hood

You know you've seen it around before
Tailing your car to the grocery store.
Just out of sight from where you stood
That fleeting and unforgettable black hood.

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