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Best Halloween Poems

Below are the all-time best Halloween poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of halloween poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member POOR PETER PUMPKIN
Poor Peter Pumpkin had a very itty bitty head.
So the farmer made him stay inside the garden bed.

The farmer said that he was going to...

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Categories: fantasy, halloween, humorous,



Premium Member BIRTH
BIRTH

Once upon a moonlit night
There came a ray of magic light

That shone upon an orphan home
Where two small pumpkins left alone

To thirst and starve to...

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Categories: halloween,

Halloween's Mask of Comfort
In a house beside the forest lives a woman and her son

He is scarred by burns and fire – hidden kept from everyone

There is land...

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Categories: desire, halloween,

FORBIDDEN
~ZOMBIE NIGHT~ 

WHINING WHISPERS MOVE ACROSS FORBIDDEN LAND
Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: confusion, death, halloween, horror,

Premium Member THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS
It looks like a simple brownstone building,
Not much different then any other but it’s residents,
Are of the haunted kind, not made of flesh and bone.
In...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: halloween, evil, fantasy, fear, god,

Premium Member HALLOWEEN FUN
HALLOWEEN FUN

Carving the pumpkin, oh such fun
How they danced when dad was done

Twisted mouth with large, black eyes
To scare the kids, then pumpkin pies

Hear those...

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Categories: halloween,

Premium Member Frozen-A collaboration with Shane Cooper

The frozen sap of mirthless trees,
The fractured flow of icy streams.

The howling wind that claws at life, 
The forest shrouded in endless white.

Skeletal ice hangs...

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Categories: autumn, halloween, winter,

Premium Member Halloween's Headless Horseman
One Halloween night when I was five
Rain pelted city streets, we stayed inside

Dad lit the Jack-o-lantern candle
Told us the tale of a famous vandal

One “Headless...

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Categories: childhood, children, dad, halloween,

Premium Member THE VAMPIRE
For I am death, the personification of pure evil,
The grand godfather, of legions of unnumbered generations.
Behold thy disciples, baptized beneath my crimson waters,
Of blood.
Then reanimated...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: halloween, dark, evil, fantasy, gothic,

Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, halloween,

Darkest Destiny
Out of hell’s breath the Devil’s Coachman comes and turns
around the tale to woe twists as the world creeps backwards
underneath the clay slithering sacrificial savagery...

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Categories: dark, halloween, horror, imagination,

Premium Member The Grim Reaper Cometh
As All Hallows’ Eve approacheth my thoughts turneth to darkest dread,
Whilst in old age I harboureth a deep fear of seeing this one’s grim head;
Methinks...

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Categories: halloween, allegory, dark, evil, fantasy,

Premium Member - Haunted Beauty -
 

The family had just moved into an old castle in Scotland; 
mother, father and their only daughter, Emmie, that they loved so deeply. 
Emmie...

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Categories: art, dark, fear, halloween,

Around the Corner
As I walk downtown I see an alley 
Where a black cat sat staring up at me,
The sound of her purring was so soothing 
Lulled...

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Categories: cat, halloween, october, scary,

Premium Member - The living and the dead -


Halloween is a time to let the imagination run wild 
Halloween is a holiday shrouded in darkness 
linked to the supernatural and known for inspiring...

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Categories: halloween, history,

Premium Member On Halloween Night
I hear the October winds whispering and I think it knows,
as the witching hour arrives and a harvest moon glows,
only once a year, do we...

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Categories: halloween, celebration, death, family, fantasy,

The Bell House Tower
We saw a dim light upon top of the Bell House Tower
a scream echoed out and then a dark shadow slipped 
by the light, in...

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Categories: evil, halloween, horror, murder,

Premium Member Halloween's Evil Visage Cometh
Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh

Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh now alive in this famous predestined time
Where dubious shadow shades run a riot as the ghastly ghosts of...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, halloween,

Premium Member Halloween Birthdays
Halloween birthdays compare to no other
Preparations begin at the end of summer
Leaves change color, a chill is in the air
Outdoor decorations appear everywhere

Talk of ghosts,...

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Categories: autumn, birthday, childhood, halloween,

Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, halloween,

Premium Member - Halloween's Evil Visage Cometh -

Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh now alive in this famous predestined time
Where dubious shadow shades run a riot as the ghastly ghosts of darkness,
Begin calling to...

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Categories: evil, halloween,

Premium Member THE HEADLESS HORSEMEN

On the black stallion of death,
Its red crimson eyes pierce through the night,
And the hell's beast breathes its hot brazen breath
Blazing against the darkness's chilling...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, dark, evil, halloween,

Premium Member Halloween Memories
      I was dressed as a witch for Halloween that year long ago,
And with my friends we were going from...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, halloween, happy, memory,

Premium Member One Halloween
It wasn't the usual Halloween night
Of parties and goblins, of which there'd been many
It was a year of big changes, for our family had moved
At...

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Categories: childhood, halloween, holiday, me,

Premium Member Halloween Night
Come with us Halloweening.
We’ll frolic in the streets.
We’ll race from house to house to house
Spouting  “Trick-or-Treats.”

And eagerly we’ll each collect 
Confections in a bag.
Fellow...

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Categories: day, halloween, house,