Spooky Halloween Poems

Published: October 2020

Scary Halloween Poems

Halloween is a fun holiday, but it can also have elements of darkness. Some people enjoy the spookiness of it. They enjoy being frightened by paranormal activity, haunted houses, witches, death, spirits, and scary movies. These poems are for people who like the terrifying aspects of Halloween.

19 Scary Halloween Poems

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  1. 1. Night Of Fright

    in Halloween Poems

    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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  2. 2. One Good Scare

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    I saw a shadow passing by,
    Thinking it just a trick of the eye.
    I turned on the light, but no one was there,
    Though I noticed a fragrance, thick in the air.

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  4. 3. Halloween Chills

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    On this night of spooks and gnomes
    Of swooning leaves and cringing crones
    Of legends told from ear to ear
    Of shrieking cats that grin and sneer

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  5. 4. Halloween Is Here

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    Dark and mysterious creepy night.
    Pumpkin masks shining bright.
    Scary monsters, witches' brew.
    Trick or treat, you have to choose.

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  7. 5. Vampires

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    What I'm about to tell you, you must keep it on the low.
    Vampires are dangerous, so don't tell them no.
    They're both beautiful and mysterious,
    Big fangs, dressed in black; blood is what they want.

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  8. 6. Halloween Party

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    Cold night on Craggy Height,
    The witches make ready their yearly flight.
    Old brooms rewoven, blackest cats chosen.
    When they fly tonight, there'll be no dozing.

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  9. 7. Black Hood

    • By Amy Pan
    • Published: December 2014

    in Halloween Poems

    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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  10. 8. Witches' Moon

    • By Rod I. Eaton
    • Published: October 2020

    in Halloween Poems

    On 'Tober nights ere Witches' Moon,
    spirits sway and creatures croon.
    As darkness falls and shadows grow,
    haints and haunters fain to show.

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  11. 9. Anything Goes On All Hallows' Eve

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    The sun set in the early eve.
    No light could pierce those mammoth trees.
    Dark and dense for miles wide,
    You could wander lost forever inside.

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  12. 10. Halloween Night

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    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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    What a brilliant poem that perfectly captures Halloween Night.

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  13. 11. Fearful, Foggy Night

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    Damp darkness befalls as gray fog settles in.
    Frightening shadows lingering within.

    Footsteps echo through the black, eerie night

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  14. 12. Halloween Night

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    The corpse that walks,
    its solemn line.
    The vampire stalks,
    finds blood to dine.

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  15. 13. Black Trees, Ghosts, And Bumble Bees

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    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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  16. 14. A Halloween Poem For Children

    • By Kevin Greenwood
    • Published: October 2009

    in Halloween Poems

    No one heard the old Gal make a word
    A sound or noise any Christian ever heard
    As she walked through the village once every moon
    To buy some few vittles and leave none too soon.

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  17. 15. In Darkest Woods He Wandered

    • By Steve Mckee
    • Published: October 2011

    in Halloween Poems

    In darkest woods he wandered,
    one moonless stormy night.
    The tree limbs made him shiver
    reaching out through lightning's light.

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    Great spooky writing! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and I love to read Halloween/supernatural writing year round.

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  18. 16. Halloween Night

    • By Charlotte Bancroft
    • Published: October 2016

    in Halloween Poems

    Halloween night is not what it seems;
    Ghosts and ghouls haunting your dreams.

    I walk among the spooky, old shack.

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  19. 17. The Vampire's Kiss

    in Halloween Poems

    Beware the kiss of the living dead.
    It will leave you wanting.
    Hunger delays once he's fed
    But soon restarts the hunting.

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  20. 18. The Darkness

    • By msullivan
    • Published: October 2011

    in Halloween Poems

    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 leaves you mortified.

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  21. 19. Night Walk

    • By Haley
    • Published: December 2014

    in Halloween Poems

    As I walked down the leaf bestrewn path,
    The trees seemed to show their wrath
    As the wind violently attacked.
    In the obscure pitch black,

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