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. 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
  2. Halloween Is Here

    in Halloween Poems

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

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  4. 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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    • Rating 4.39
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  5. One Good Scare

    A Spooky Story In Honor Of Halloween

    in Halloween Poems

    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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  7. 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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    • Rating 4.03
  8. 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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    • Rating 4.09
  9. 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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    • Rating 4.28
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    What a brilliant poem that perfectly captures Halloween Night.

  10. 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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  11. Night Walk

    • By Haley
    • Published: December 2014
    Poem About Walking Through A Graveyard

    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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  12. The Darkness

    • By msullivan
    • Published: October 2011
    Scary Halloween Poem

    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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    • Rating 4.01

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