About the Poem

In Paul's poem, Halloween is a night of the undead, the half-dead and all sorts of scary creatures borrowed from other folk traditions.

Category

Scary Halloween Poems

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

8 lines

Key Stage

KS2, KS3

Author

Paul Curtis

Season of Witch

When the werewolf’s howl
And vampires take to the wing
When the witches start to brew
And you hear the banshees sing
When the ghouls are on the move
And the ghosts can all be seen
Then that’s the time you know
That it’s the night of Halloween

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