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Acrostic Halloween Poems | Acrostic Poems About Halloween

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Dynamic Autumn

Days of autumn enter late September,
Yearly glory in hues to remember.
Naked limbs cling to mem’ries of summer
As cool longer nights lead to sweet slumber.
Mountain tops catching the first drifts of snow
Inviting cold winds to valleys below.
Copious colors patch quilts beneath trees

And Nature endows a harvest to please.
Under horizons of soft orange skies
The gath'ring of pumpkins soon will arise.
Upon Halloween each carved funny face
Meets with delight as children thrill to place
New costumes on for the ‘trick or treat’ fun.

© Connie Marcum Wong

9-4-17 (rev.)

Acrostic Poem about Fall or Winter - Poetry Contest
Sponsor Janice Canerdy

Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong | Year Posted 2012

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Halloween: Safety First Then Fun!!!

Halloween: Safety First Then Fun!!! 
     By the Poets Listed After the Poem 

Happy day getting candy treats while dressed like spooks and goblins. 
Angels, genies, princesses, too, put “loot” in their bags and tins. 
Look both ways when you cross the street.  Always stay close to your friends. 
Lighted homes.  Festive decorations.  Porches. Pumpkins.  Invite! 
Oh, be leery of the dark, where ghosts and spooks stay out of site. 
Wear bright costumes that reflect at night!  Not lose or tight.  Just right! 
Every child must be aware that some goblins inhabit homes. 
Each year we hear of razor blades placed in a child’s candied cones.   
Never!!! Ever!!! Eat your treats 'til Mom says, “OK, little gnomes.” 

Stay safe!  Look around!  While you walk, beware of witches and bats.
Always, ghosts and goblins watch.  Looking out for sweet treats you drop.
Fear?  If they happen to appear parents, quickly call the cops!
Enjoy laughter, hot chocolate, and other treats with your friends. 
Take care not to play tricks that could hurt others or cause offense. 
Youngsters, polite and respectful, great delight they do dispense. 

Fun you will have!  Enjoyment too.  Be sure that you are careful!
In all situations, “Trick-or-Treaters” beware!  Need HELP?  Shout!!!
Remember say, “Thank you” for treats when you’re out and about.
Stay clear of Spooky Soupers as they write with their crazy pens. 
To write in verse, some witches curse.  And drive sanity ‘round bends. 
The madness, “Dearie,” is very clear; they strive to make amends. 
Hooting owls and wild black cats wildly eat from your mum's pumpkin
Eerily, creaky zombies leave their tombs and walk down your streets.
Night, bubbling soups, you must beware, might be made of your own feet--
Frantic frenzies and fabulous fun begins just before dark.
Under that moonlit chilling night, “Trick- or-Treaters,” find their mark.
Nearby neighbors anticipate.  Waiting with treats is a lark!

Contributing Poets in Alphabetical Order:  Charmaine Chircop, Carolyn Devonshire , James 
Frazer, Rhoda Galgiani, Sean Kelly, Karen O'Leary, Patricia Prescott, Dane SmithJohnsen

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2009

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Trick Or Treat


Toddlers walking the streets at night,
Running from house to house.
Images of candy fill their heads,
Costumes of all kinds abound.
Knocking on strangers doors.

On their faces are smiles galore,
Ready for the next house.

Time consuming ritual,
Right down to the last minute.
Emptying out the jars of goodies,
Always to say thank you sir or ma`am.
Treasures await them when they get home.

Copyright © Jasmine Cruz | Year Posted 2014

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    H aunting continues within the dilapidated old house on the hill

    A  long winding tree lined path may be followed to it's entrance

    U ntil last season the house lay quiet and still

    N ow one can see strange lights and hear faint voices coming from the manor

    T omorrow is "All Hallow's Eve" and the town's children have decided to climb the hill
       following the treacherous path

    I  nnocence and curiosity go hand and hand within the young

    N o one was prepared for what waited for the children beyond the iron gates

    G hostly ghouls and goblins anxious to take their place!


Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2013

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Halloween night of events
Alot of trick or treating
Lots of candy for eating
Love when they come to the door
Opening bags wanting more
Witches, pumpkins or a ghost
Each comparing who got most
Even the parents take part
Not admit their young at heart

Everything Halloween contest
written 10/1/2013

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | Year Posted 2013

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Halloween Night


Haunting monsters roam on an October Halloween spooky night

As munchkin stroll dress in their costumes that fright  

Large carved pumpkins laugh as inside candles flicker bright
Lifeless lackadaisical zombies walk the street on sight, ghost in white

Occasional Owl hoot as monsters howl in the darkness plight 

Witches on broomstick, Warlocks wrapped in black capes, before day light
Enchanting the moon. Spiders that bites, weaving sticky webs that stick-tight 

Eerie gravestones and casket lids that open yelling "Boooo…."at midnight

Night ebbs with jumpin sounds of trick-or treat, ghost, goblins dance in delight

Naughty black feline stepping its paws nonchalantly teasing the dog 

Nonplussed decrepit two- story haunted house 

Idle and dank surrounded by broken down fencing and gnarl skeletal tree boughs

Grave  “No TRESPASSING”  sign  forbidding entry for even a mouse

Hangs  warding off  the unwanted  and those that had doubts

Tenebrous  gloom  brought  brooding shadows around the house


Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2016

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Vampire Acrostic

Vampires battle the lingering undead
Angles their bloody strikes upon them all
Masters of blood, and surely hates the morn
Personal aggravation to all men
Irritable just where werewolves adjourn
Reality strikes them odd for they sin
Evolution has sure spun them around

Contest: Skipping Six, Going Straight to Seven- Acrostics challenge #3
Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich


Copyright © Russell Sivey | Year Posted 2013

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Poor Pumpkin growing on the vine Under the moon's watchful eye Mark for Jack-O-Lantern Picked by witch for Kids trick or treat In dark web Nights ghosts Spells 10/12/2015
Acrostic with a Syllables count Per Line 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2015

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Harvests and Halloween

O n the very first day of this month
C hilling winds make their debut
T hroughout the country farmers make reap their last harvest
O pen pastures remain where grain once stood
B ut it is the last day of the month, the
E ve of all Saints, when children 
R ush from home to home, seeking treats and playing tricks

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2011

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Halloween night 
All is right
Love trick or treaters
Listen to the wind howl
October 31st
Walking through enchanted trees
Every child smiling
Eve of the Jack o lanterns
Naughty or nice

By willow moon

Copyright © Bonnie morawa | Year Posted 2014

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Halloween Costume Ball

Hairy eyeballs hanging from a wizard’s crown.
Arachnids sprawled on his black sparkling gown.
Ludicrous marks scar his face beneath a frown.
Luscious blood dripping very slowly down.
Opulent jewelry shaped like bones.
Worn around his neck amid creepy groans.
Ecstatic bats wait around for deadly moans.
Eerily suspended from their master’s belt.
Nonchalantly walking, his evil presence is felt.
Coming down the stairs was a star bejeweled queen.
Overcome; such beauty he had never before seen. 
Stunned into submission by her piercing eyes.
Trapped by love’s intrusion and compassion’s cries.
Unveiling beauty, cajoling pleasant sighs.
Miraculously transformed his evil heart; love flows.
Enticed by the moment, together, attraction grows.

Bedazzled by the grandeur of the Halloween Ball
Altruism curiously sealed love that fall.
Laughter filled the man with the eyeballs on his crown.
Loved by the queen in her star bejeweled gown.

© October 15, 2010
Dane Smith-Johnsen

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2010

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High festive confusion among real monsters
Around that wonderful time of the year, for:
Lay men mistook Dracula for Edward Cullen,
Lost Big Foot, they called "Chewy"
Offense they did to evil wizards when they whispher "Hogwarts is real"
Wicked witches were thought from the West,
Every werewolf was seen as a teen,
Even the Devil is encouraged to wear Prada, that 
No human that night guessed the monsters were real!

October 22, 2016

Copyright © Nana B. | Year Posted 2016

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Bats and boogie men come out of the
Ominous evening of Halloween when
Offering of treats prevents pranks.

Copyright © Effie Blake | Year Posted 2006

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''Halloween Night''

Horrible monster roaming the streets . . .

Abhorrent beastly creatures deplorable 

Little kids in cute costumes holding daddy's hand

Laughing children running here and there

Orange pumpkins on porches blinking

Wailing and yowling sounds from hidden speakers

Eager the kids knock on doors

Every kid yells . . . TRICK OR TREAT

Nameless faces in disguise

Now at the corner is a very, very old house

Inside a bent, wrinkled lady lives with her black cat

Going to the door the kids are unsure and afraid

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  She yells with a great big smile

Take a treat or two, please!   M e o w  purrs her soft black kitty

October 20, 2016


For the contest, Halloween Night
sponsor, Eve Roper

Second Place

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

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H- Horrid monsters walk the streets
A- Asking for blood and bones.
L- Lurking in the shadows afar
L- Lamplights offer the light.
O- Ominous  creatures slither slowly
W- Working through the night.
E- Eager witches get on their brooms
E- Empty promises not fulfilled.
N- Night of nights its halloween

Copyright © Jasmine Cruz | Year Posted 2014

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A Warning

Halloween goblins roaming nights halls A goblin party, when the night falls Looking for treats, they all get their kicks Loving to delve into their bags of tricks Oh the unsuspecting… Women and men, their children, protecting Everyone beware Even children, out there and Never look a goblin in the eye!

Copyright © M. L. Kiser | Year Posted 2014

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Having a little dark fun
A scary night
Little children dressed up as monsters
Lets dance in the moonlight
Oh no someones following me
Will this night ever come to an end
Everyone knows the crazies come out
Eternal sleep comes to an end
Now the vampires and werewolves are sated

Copyright © Illyanna De La Keur | Year Posted 2009

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Stone Cold Gaze

She said,” hurry tommy before the old lady sees”,
Take care not to touch the gate, or you will freeze.
Our goal tonight is to teach her, we are not too scared.
Never to be scared of anything is what we declared.
Each day the old ladies mansion, we all did tease.

Cautiously he did go closer to her front door.
Ogling every square foot, that was for sure.
Listening for noise or creak, deep in his core,
Donning Halloween costume, she wouldn’t adore.

Gently he rang the door buzzer, and then he did run.
Amazingly faster than any other that had already shun.
Zealously he yelled back, the spell we had spun.
Everyone still sees her stone cold gaze in the midnight sun.

written by
Cecil Hickman

written for
Sponsor Constance ~My Dear Heart ~  
Contest Name A Creepy, Scary Haunted House Poem, Please 

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2011

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Halloween Night

Happily in costume, children walk streets.
All Hallows Day, Halloween. Trick or treat.
Laughing at neighbors’ doors, ghosts under sheets.
Lingering for candy, a child’s entreat. 
Overhead the sky dark black; fathoms fear.
Windy walks, silent streets, goblins appear.
Erie tones of voice, parents watch austere.
Endearing fun and teasing as ghouls draw near.
Nonchalantly, breathing deep, not one tear.

Night is filled with mysteries; souls endure.
Imagination grips and minds ensnare.
Graves and tombstones bedecked front yards, a lure.
Halloween celebrates souls, not yet pure. 
Trick-or-treat; rich or poor, fear fills the air. 

© Dane Smith-Johnsen
September 30, 2011
Written for Halloween Fun Contest sponsored by Russell Sivey
FORM: Acrostic with rhyme

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2011

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Happy Halloween

                           Happy Halloween

   Halloween Party remembered as grand and great
   All were so excited and delighted to celebrate
   Little angels liked the candy and cakes the best
   Lovely carvings created on the pumpkins in the crate
   Overwhelmed in playing bobbing for apples in the basket
   Watching thrillers and scary movies, yet funniest
   Enjoying beautiful treats gifted by the elders and eldest
   Entering in gorgeous colorful costume contest
   No tricks were applied except harmless merriment. 

   Acrostic poem written in mono rhyme
 4th place in contest

Copyright © Anisha Dutta | Year Posted 2015

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Hags with snaggled teeth and black hats of cone
Amidst the moldy graves that mark death's zone
Laugh a cackle that chills one to the bone.
Let the dead come forth and release their moan.
Only tortured souls venture to atone
While the living shrink from this sight alone.
Even strong men quiver as smells are blown 
Endless from roaming corpses who must groan.
Nadine watches all as the ruling crone.

'Neath a moonless sky young children appear
Inviting strangers to treat or have fear
Goblins will never again look so dear
Hags with snaggled teeth are shocked as they hear,
"Trick or treat my friends, all Hallows are here."

For contest Halloween

Copyright © Larry Bradfield | Year Posted 2016

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Halloween of the year 2007
As I visited Aunt Kelly in US
Lovely costumes in black and red
Long green gown for me was made
Over the bridge we passed in a parade
Wondering at the beauty of the fairy lights
Evening turning to night
Enjoyment and fun at every corner
Nightly ghost stories and caramel apples to eat

Copyright © Tahera Mannan | Year Posted 2010

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Hello Halloween

Honored and hallowed be the name of God on this night also

And may the life and safety of children everywhere be realized

Laughter and fun, joy and kindness; may you rule the whole night through!

Love and respect, sweet candies and sweet people; shine bright and strong!

Open every package and bars of treats, with never a sign of ill will or evil intent

We, at our church, have set aside a special night to treat and sweeten the kids

Each child is a part of His plan, and is the object of His great love and affection

Every child, red and yellow, black, brown, and white are precious in His sight

Noise and laughing tonight! let there be bright lights tonight! it’s the night of saints!
10132016  Acrostic form, PS Contest, Halloween Night, Nayda Negron

Copyright © curtis johnson | Year Posted 2016

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Halloween Night

                        Halloween Night

     High above the dark and haunted land where    

     A pale moon casts scary shadows on the ground.

     Lanterns lit to illuminate the darkness there.

     Long branches scrape noisily on window panes,

     Owls hoot, bats fly and black cats prowl around.

     Witches buy shiny broomsticks, wands and cloaks,

     Elves scamper and hide inside the ancient oak.

     Ectoplasm drifting from cold, draughty nooks.
     New spells tested on unsuspecting folk.

     Night animals run across the forest floor,

     Invisible spectres in empty rooms weep.

     Ghosts playfully passing through closed oak doors,

     Houses creak and along hallways ghouls creep.

     Tonight as the Halloween moon shines bright.


      For the Contest 'Halloween' by Eve Roper.

Copyright © Barry Stebbings | Year Posted 2016

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Hazy moon graces a midnight sky
And the stars play tag with the clouds
Life below is sleeping peacefully
Laughter breaks the silence, a cackle
Overhead, witches fly
While ghosts haunt the streets
Every year this happens
Each time brings new horrors
Nightmare creatures roam till dawn

Copyright © Amy Frazey | Year Posted 2010

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Halloween parties to attend
Apples waiting to be bobbed
Party guests delight in the Halloween themed games
Pumpkins are grinning their spooky grins
You better watch out for scary tricks

Haunting decorations in the front yard
All around town are signs of the frightening holiday
Little kids eager for trick or treating
Lights flicker on and off as you go through the haunted house
Owls hooting softly, in the trees, at nighttime
Werewolves, vampires, and monsters come to your door
Everywhere people are having a good time
Each night brings a mysterious surprise
Nearly everyone gets either tricked or a treat, on Old Hollow’s Eve

Copyright © Karen Ann Gagnon | Year Posted 2016

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Here's a real love like no other
A love that we only we share with one another
Love like this don't come easy
Like being with u makes everything right
Only a love like ours is worth every fight
We've ever been though
Every now and then
Endless love is what we share until the end
Notice how every line started with the letters the makes up the word Halloween

The only thing that is scary about this day is losing u if u know what I mean.

Copyright © Nsideout Davis | Year Posted 2016

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Halloween Poem # 5...Halloween Night....for Paula's challenge

Horrible goblins and ghouls abound
All of them making a shrieking sound
Living dead are out tonight
Leading humans to quake with fright
Onward they creep these hounds of hell
Wily demons in darkness dwell
Ever gaining on human prey
Each one stalking till light of day
Needing human flesh to feed
Now they move with ghastly speed
Into the night they crawl and hiss
Growing close to that dark abyss
Humans watch your step indeed
Tonight's the night you must take heed

Copyright © Deb Wilson | Year Posted 2010

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Hours of horrible happenings
Afraid of aerobatics’ artist
Lovely and lively lyrics by louts
Luggage of lies and loss fills the land
Outrageous onslaught on oldies
Weird wards willing to waste
Excitements erode the egomania
Elite excused? …Not exempted
Naughty ninjas at night niggle.

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

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A candied feast
Laughter afar
Lighted pumpkins
Evil lurking

Copyright © Stacy Stiles | Year Posted 2007