A selection of very scary Halloween poems for older kids. These poems by Paul lead us into a dangerous world called the past, where everyone really believed in witches and witchcraft. The result was a sinister, scary existence, particularly around the time of Halloween.
Wicca is a pagan religion, which means its adherents believe(d) in a variety of gods tied to natural phenomenom, not our single unifying God.
Vampires aren't specifically a Halloween phenomenon, but their blood sucking antics make them a perfect fit for this scary poetry section.
A wonderfully evocative poem about all the scary and gruesome ingredients that make Halloween the bitter-sweet confection it is.
A short poem about the place where the worlds of the living and the dead meet. It's at this point that ghosts and ghouls can cross over to our world at Halloween.
A poem populated by all sorts of weird and wonderful creatures that come to life at the witching hour.
A poem about the true significance of the traditional pumpkin lanterns that people place in the windows of their houses at Halloween.
A warning to ordinary folk to take extra care at the time of Halloween, or more specifically at the witching hour, when witches and ghosts are at their most powerful.
A short snappy poem for Halloween which has a rather sinsiter central message: watch how you go or the demons will get you.
We've saved the darkeest and scariest Halloween poem till last. In this evocation of Halloween, ghosts and ghouls appear to be quite playfully spooky, but you definitely want to avoid an encouter with witch.