Spooky Halloween Poems

Published: October 23, 2020

Scary Halloween Poems

15 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.

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  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. Halloween Chills

    in Halloween Poems

    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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  4. 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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  5. Halloween Night

    October Days And Autumn Love

    in Halloween Poems

    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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  7. Halloween Night

    in Halloween Poems

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

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  8. Black Trees, Ghosts, And Bumble Bees

    Scary Halloween Poem

    in Halloween Poems

    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.

  9. Halloween Night

    • By Charlotte Bancroft
    • Published: October 2016
    Eerie Halloween Happenings

    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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  10. Fearful, Foggy Night

    Celebration Of All Hallows' Eve

    in Halloween Poems

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

    Footsteps echo through the black, eerie night

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  11. In Darkest Woods He Wandered

    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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    Featured Shared Story

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

  12. Witches' Moon

    • By Rod I. Eaton
    • Published: October 28, 2020
    A Spooky Night Near Halloween

    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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    • Rating 4.00

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