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 receive candy and vandalizing property when they don't get what they want.

Trick or Treat Poems


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  1. The Raven

    The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe

    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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  3. Halloween Night

    • By Denise M. Cocchiaro
    • Published: October 2015
    October Days And Autumn Love

    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.

  4. Black Hood

    • By Amy Pan
    • Published: December 2014
    Scary Poem

    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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  6. 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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  7. Halloween Night

    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

    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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  10. My Next Door Neighbor Is A Witch

    • By Samiya Vallee
    • Published: September 2014

    My next door neighbor is a witch,
    And she lives way down in a ditch.
    Her clothing is a little strange,
    Because she never wants to change.

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    I REALLY GOT SCARED OMG but YES this poem is really so so so funny.

  11. Night Walk

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

    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. Spooky Halloween Night

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

    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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  13. The Darkness

    • By msullivan
    • Published: October 2011
    Scary Halloween Poem

    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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