Halloween Poems

Spooky Poems For Halloween

Halloween began as a holiday for individuals who practiced the occult. It has since turned into something completely different. Halloween is about the fun of dressing up and pretending to be someone else for a night. Trick-or-treating and children gorging themselves on way too much candy. Attending costume parties and the thrill of a good scare. Carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns and decorating homes. Halloween has become a celebration of Autumn. There may also be a sinister aspect to the holiday when children believing they are entitled to receive candy vandalize property.

Trick or Treat Poems

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  1. One Good Scare

    A Spooky Story In Honor Of Halloween

    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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  3. My Friend Jack

    The Fun Of Jack O' Lanterns

    Jack comes every year to visit me,
    And his grin just makes me smile.
    Nearly toothless, he doesn't care.
    He happily laughs all the while.

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  4. Mystic Magination Night!

    Trick Or Treaters On Halloween

    On one mystic, magic night,
    Jack O Lanterns glowing bright,
    kids with bags of candy sweet,
    roam door to door and street to street,

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  6. 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.

  7. 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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  8. Black Hood

    • By Amy Pan
    • Published: December 2014

    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. I Wouldn't Live In A Haunted House

    I wouldn't live in a haunted house;
    It's something I just wouldn't do.
    Not in creepy haunted house.
    Not with me or even with you.

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  11. Halloween Night

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

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  12. 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.

  13. 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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    Featured Shared Story

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

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