Halloween Poems | Examples of Halloween Poetry

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Categories: halloween, horror, imagination, inspiration,
Asylum takeover
by Alex Duffy
I've Been threatened with war by the fakest soldiers
Sorry, but that's not something I'm going to be shaking over
Someone tell her that I'm smiling, because...

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Categories: halloween,
Sorceress
by Mick Talbot
sorceress
magical skills
mystifying, disillusioning, obfuscating
very crafty, distinctively dressed
witch...

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Categories: halloween,
Everyday is Halloween
by Tareva O'bear
No matter where you are.
That sensation is there.  
Your spine runs with chills.
Your screams are heard in the air.

No matter what day it could...

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Categories: character, evil, fantasy, good halloween, social, youth,
All made up
by stuart chandler
I looked in the mirror, Oh what a sight
lucky for me it was Halloween night
again I checked my make up was right
no point going out...

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Categories: birthday, celebration, food, halloween,
Premium MemberHAVE A HAPPY HALLOWEEN
by JAN ALLISON
creepy eyes sparkle
from scary pumpkin faces
halloween is here!


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At Halloween it’s my birthday 
Lots of ghouls come round to play
(They are really children from my street)
Their...

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Categories: halloween,
Premium MemberLate For Halloween
by Jerry T Curtis
From 2011 to 2013   I was a member of the online social group called The "SteamPunk Empire"  and wrote poetry and stories...

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Categories: halloween, humor,
Premium MemberPOP TARTS AT DENNYS
by Kim Rodrigues
POP TARTS AT DENNY’S

the midnight shift counter
truckers load padded stools
facing pretty young waitress

behind one’s back a pop tart
dressed in halloween gown
drunk with gusto she plops
and...

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Categories: america, city, freedom, halloween, new york,
Don't Lower Manhattan
by Keith Murphy
Don’t Lower Manhattan, 
Keep your heads held high.
Don’t have any truck with evil and 
Let West Side show your best side.
We all come to you,
We’ll...

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Categories: halloween, perspective,
Things Holy Weaned
by Duncan R. M. Ferguson
The Idaho half moon communed
with the Georgia half moon
forming a pact
Russet met with Peach
making full contact
Is it only I that detect
beauty is a fleeting prospect?
When...

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Categories: bereavement, children, death, halloween,
Premium MemberTERRORISM on 2017 Lower Manhattan Attack
by Eve Roper
 


Halloween Night October thirty-first,
twenty-seventeen. A wet night of lit
cut out jack-o-lanterns, parties, games, cursed
ghouls and goblins, and witches shadows flit.

Children dress in fun or...

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Categories: halloween,
Premium MemberNights Living Death
by Andrea Dietrich
Night’s Living Death

Emptiness is here, and a deathly silence. You walk
the streets, searching for some sign of life. Then suddenly,
you hear in the dimming twilight...

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Categories: halloween, humor, silly,
Premium MemberThe Party Trick
by Chris Hagy
Taught to me from a friend you see
Old band mates were she and me
With her hair a little longer
And frame a little smaller
It really was...

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Categories: halloween, mental illness, sin,
The devil welcomes you
by Anna Nomaly
Alone I sat quiet quiet as a mouse

In the shrieking creaks of my old and broken house

Watching shadows warp and twist and turn upon the...

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Categories: halloween, writing,
A Non-Halloween Poem
by ilene bauer
A poem describing Halloween
Is what you might expect,
Impressions of the holiday
On which I did reflect.

Yet here is where I let you down
And you may think...

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Categories: halloween,
Premium MemberDarkest Destiny
by liam mcdaid
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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Trick or Treat
by Windie Steffen
Luminaries lining stairs
Ghosts and goblins walk in pairs

Jack-o-lanterns flaming faces
Standing guard on all their places

Frantic feet on crunching leaves
Only on"All Hallows' Eve"

Doorbells dinging: bony witches
Offer...

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Categories: halloween, holiday, poems, poetry,
Night of Frights
by Megan Ryan
It's a Day of Ghouls and Goblins
Where witches fly across the sky
In the glow of the moonlight
Laughing wickedly as they take flight
Ready to cause some...

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Categories: dedication, friendship, fun, funny, halloween, october,
Premium MemberRick Jagger
by arthur vaso
There once was a poet named Rick
Whose dancing sure had some kick
He moves like Mick Jagger
And sure has his swagger
His dance moves so cool and...

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Categories: halloween, silly,
My Candies
by DM Babbit
The candy's in the dish
   ready for happy dispersal.
Goblins, ghosts and witches, 
   set for play without rehearsal.

Clear skies, chilling winds...

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Categories: halloween, horror,
Count Dracula
by randy johnson
Count Dracula lives in my attic and he has a coffin for a bed.
He has bitten all of my family members and they're undead.
I've told...

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Premium MemberHALLOWEEN
by Darryl Ashton
Halloween is here again, 
October 31st....
Watch our for Count 
Dracula; 
He has a devil of a thirst!


Tonight a million pumpkins
Have been carved out
with a knife,
And...

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Categories: halloween,
Halloween Humbug
by David Horne
Around the dank and dreary walls the howling wind does scream,
And as the rain begins to fall you’ll know its Halloween,
The lightening strikes and mist...

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Premium MemberEvermore
by Michael Thompson
Abandoned, broken and forlorn
it stands darkly upon a hill
A ghostly form is seen there 
and screams are heard so shrill

She wanders through the Manor
a place...

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Categories: halloween, humor,
Premium MemberDressing up
by Viv Wigley

That's Halloween almost over,
the masks and caps and gowns
with streets and pubs and shops and clubs
all filled with ghosts and clowns.
A thought occurred to me...

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Boo-Hoo
by Abdul Malik
Ooky
Spooky



~One Footle contest by Judy Konos...

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Categories: culture, funeral, funny, halloween, humorous,
Famadihana --- Dancing with the Dead
by Suzette Richards
I received the command from the family head,
"Aunt Mary’s turning is this coming Tuesday," it said.
The fires were burning and the sacrifices could be 
smelt...

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Premium MemberHalloween Dare: Trick or Treat
by Victor Buhagiar
Suddenly he found himself outside of the bedroom. Ice cold, dark clouds, thunder and lightening.  The balcony was not in a good state. ...

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Premium MemberThe Prey
by Michael Thompson
On all hallows eve
something moves through the darkness
Candy is its prey...

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Categories: child, chocolate, for kids, halloween, holiday, poetry, youth,
It's Halloween time
by Blic Echols
It's halloween time... 
 Adults and kids fill the street
 Just to get a sweet treat
 House after house ringing the doorbell
 It's a ghost,...

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Categories: color, devotion, emotions, funny halloween, scary,
Midnight Romance
by Winsome Miller-Rowe
How bright your eyes of cerulean blue
Look out from your porcelain face my dear
I saw those ivory teeth and I knew
That crimson blood would be...

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Premium MemberOh, So Sweet
by Broken Wings
Cat in
pumpkin.


____________________
October 29, 2017


Footle/Oh, So Sweet
Copyright Protected 2017, ID 17- 9535-29-0
All Rights Reserved...

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Categories: halloween, imagery, nature, seasons,
Endless Autumn, obligingly
by Gary Onderisin
The morning sun just rising, glaring;

a damp, colder, workaday street ...

fallen leaves scattered,

Halloween mere days away:


Suddenly:  Startled by the workman:

A stray, jet-black cat

frightenedly slinking...

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Categories: halloween, thanksgiving,
Premium MemberCornucopia
by Joseph May
 A cornucopia of sweets 
 For those who trick or treat
 An abundance of ghouls out there
 To give us all a scare

 Thanksgiving...

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Categories: halloween, october,
Just The Right Pumpkin
by R. e. taylor
Just The Right Pumpkin

Halloween is coming
The perfect children’s holiday
To make the most of it
You drive every weekend
Hundreds of kilometers
Checking out stores
Roadside stalls
And every pumpkin patch...

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Categories: halloween, silly,
Premium MemberThe Halloween Cat
by Broken Wings
I wanted to take a pic of my cat for Halloween,
so I got a pumpkin and an outfit made for a queen;
I worked all day...

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