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Poem Details | by Shirley Bracken
Categories: holidayautumn,

Halloween Haiku

The devil trembles
Feeling the autumn wind's rage
Children eat candy


Red mask covers eyes
Blind to first fall carnival
Her pockets picked clean


Nevermore  lovers
Halloween murders-blood found
Quote the black raven


Poem Details | by Katherine Stella
Categories: adventure,childhood,fanta

Fright Night

<                                       the ... be ~witch ~ing ~ hour
                                         ghost ~ and ~ gobblings ~ lurking .... for
                                         it's  ~  candies .......  bounty


                                        amidst ~ swollen ...... moon
                                        face ~ of ~ wicked ~ witch .....  smiling 
                                        bats ~ fly ~ in ....... frenzy


                                        
                                       great ~ jack - o - lantern
                                       menacing ~ halloween ~ glow
                                       on ~ darken ......... doorsteps




For Linda Marie's
Halloween Haiku
G.L. All


Poem Details | by john freeman
Categories: introspectionhalloween,ev

"Halloween Babes"

“Halloween Babes”

Innocent Angels
Prowl darken streets, seek sweet treats
Human evil seeks…

This pure Love of heart
Unaware what evil lurks
In human dark souls…

Just another child
Bites the dust of human lust’s
Illusions of ghouls…

For Contest: Halloween Haiku
In Honor of : Linda-Marie Sweetheart of P.S.


Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: history,halloween,eve,

Halloween Haiku

Halloween Haiku (the forest recalls) spirits awaken orange glow before nightfall. . . . All Hallow Eve dawns the forest recalls screams of caged men burned in fires. . . . a druid’s dark sky the lord of the dead lingers in woods’ memory. . . . a lone owl’s strange hoot reaching for moon black barbed spindly arms outstretched. . . . The worshiping trees crescent moon upturned a faceless pale entity. . . . *Sanheim grins down *Sanheim was the Celtic Lord of the Dead, for whom human sacrifices were made to make amends for sins of the evil dead. All Hallow Eve took place the night before their new year, when Sun was worshiped on the next day. For PD's HALLOWEEN HAIKU Poetry Contest


Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: holidayhalloween,

On All Hallow's Eve

unseen in forests
creepy crawly things slither. . . 
inhabiting night

miles from the black woods
bolder creatures (upright) flit. . . 
whooping in the streets

woods seem eerier
towns' garish beasts seem wilder. . . 
and strangeness prevails 


For Linda Marie's Halloween Haiku Contest


Poem Details | by binibining p.iNk
Categories: holiday,lifehalloween,

Spirited Procession

fog's fingertips creep
moon silently cackles, grins...
soft glow on blackness

twisted trees moan, creak
pumpkins' wrinkles choke, dig deep...
lit up distortions

shuffling, shifting steps
spirited procession, screams...
smiles flash, trick or treat!  





*** Sept. 9 2010
for Linda-Marie's Halloween haiku contest :)


Poem Details | by iolanda Scripca
Categories: holiday,

Halloween Haiku

Pumpkin seeds as teeth
Candle light escapes eye holes
Goose bumps in the dark...

for: Poet Destroyer ~ A  's "Halloween Haiku" contest


Poem Details | by Jim David
Categories: holiday

The perspective of a Halloween candle....

Bright, orange, white, flicker.....
Two black eyes, one dark mouth viewed,
I'm the flame inside

They trim the flesh out
Stubby children's hands; entrails
I'm the flame inside

My face-like windows
My removable roof-top
I'm the flame inside


Poem Details | by Natalie The Rogue Rhymer
Categories: holiday,

Haloween Roles

Daunting Decision
Cigar girl…wench…Obama...
What role shall I play?

Halloween's Hall Pass
Excuse to dress like a tramp
To win a bar tab



Poem Details | by James Marshall Goff
Categories: imagination

All Souls Night

All Souls Night


O the ghastly wind
Rattles the bones of the dead
Look not in mirrors


Lock your doors and hide
Spirits dance and laugh in glee
Fear their only food


Tempt your fate with treats
Trade your soul for just one bite
Bitter end tonight




For the "Sweetheart's "Halloween Haiku" Contest


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