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Halloween Creepy Poems and Pictures

Halloween is just a bit of modern fun, imported from USA, and that's how I see it when I write my ghostly pages with horror photos & poems

My Thoughts About Halloween, With Some of My Creepy Poetry About Fear and Foreboding

When I think of Halloween, I picture happy little children at dusk, dressed up in masks and cloaks, wielding pitchforks and brooms, going round their neighbours' houses, banging on doors, shouting "Trick or Treat" and demanding gifts from strangers. For some reason this is considered to be a bit of fun, and wholly acceptable on 31st October. In fact a bit like Christmas, but without the carols.

But There's Another Side to Halloween

Below Are Some Halloween Ideas With a Focus On Things To Make You Feel Queasy and Uneasy

Perhaps just one of these will scare the daylights out of you, and make my Halloween!

You will find here for your delectation some scary pictures, creepy poems and disquieting thoughts. And maybe one of them will touch you and stop you sleeping so well tonight.

The Plan--a Mysterious Meeting In a Dark Forest

The Plan - by Mark Bryan

The Plan - by Mark Bryan

Night Windows Can Give Rise to Dark Thoughts

Edward Hopper - Night Windows

Edward Hopper - Night Windows

Here's My Scary Poem on the Theme of Dark Windows:

In London Darkness Only Lies Within the Mind

On a bus

After dusk on a winter's evening,

Fragments of lives flash by,

Framed in gold-lit windows

Nothing spectacular -

A mother in the kitchen making tea,

A family sit round to watch TV.

No murders

And very little violence.

But wait, what's that?

A man is strangling his wife

I think. The bus moves on,

Too fast to witness the event.

Or had he merely stroked her neck

With barely any murderous intent?

Two boys wave wildly,

Noses pressed against the glinting glass;

A man conceals his face from view

As we fly past.

My stop.

Doubtful doorways swathed in shadow

Replace the well-lit safety of the bus

I walk past swarthy cats

Scuttling rats

Groping branches

Up the front path lined with gloomy bays

Where criminals might crouch

And reach the safety of my own dear porch,

Switch on the lights, and once again I find

That in London darkness only lies within the mind.

© Diana Grant 27 November 2008

Darkness--The Same Poem Read Aloud

A Dark Place--It Looks Eerie As Night Falls

A bay in Wales

A bay in Wales

Here's Another Scary Poem for Halloween--A Dark Place Like the Picture Above


A Dark Place

Through thigh-high water

Where dark volcanic bayonets

Rise imperiously from the sea

I wade between black rocks

Lashed with frothing waves,

Battling to round them,

Stumbling, swept off balance.

I reach the place beyond.

Strands of rank black seaweed

Strung along the beach,

Sombre walls overlook

A desolate bay where

The sun's rays never reach,

And gloomy caves

Cling closely to their secrets.

In high places

Cormorants crouch watchfully.

I turn back,

Shivering.

© Diana Grant

Now for Some Disgusting Pictures for Halloween

A variety of Halloween Nightmare scenarios from the very real to your worst fantasies

First, to Get You in the Mood, Imagine a Slimy Slug Sliding Slowly Towards You ...Disgusting!

....Disgusting......

....Disgusting......

And Now a Robot With a Baby - Snatched on a Dark Halloween Night

Robot with Baby

Robot with Baby

A Grinning Gargoyle Wants to Meet You

Let the Real Dracula Story Scare You to Death - You Can Find This on Amazon

Take This Halloween Poll - How Many of You Take Ghosties and Ghoulies and Apparitions Seriously? Don't Ask Me - I Have No Opinion

© 2010 Diana Grant

Please Leave a Comment - We All Like to Know Who Passed By - Just Say Hallooooooooooooo (or Scream if You Prefer)

DreamerMeg from Northern Ireland on October 24, 2018:

Just right coming up to Hallowe'en. Love your London poem. What we see depends on how we are feeling.

Thelma Alberts from Germany and Philippines on September 26, 2017:

Scary Halloween! I am not fond of it but I love your poems. Thanks for sharing.

Susan Deppner from Arkansas USA on October 26, 2014:

I'm not much for scary things, but I really do enjoy your poetry.

gypsyman27 lm on September 01, 2011:

Well done lens for Halloween. See you around the galaxy...

bdkz on October 10, 2010:

Congratulations! You've been SquidBoo Blasted. Happy Halloween!

jgelien on October 02, 2010:

Wonderfully creepy Halloween lens. I enjoyed it very much.

Sandy Mertens from Frozen Tundra on September 22, 2010:

Scary! The poems are great!

Susan Deppner from Arkansas USA on September 18, 2010:

Creepy lens indeed!

DecoratingEvents on September 18, 2010:

Great fun page Diana. Thanks for sharing!

Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on September 18, 2010:

@OhMe: Oops. Sorry. I now see that you have 60 lenses under your belt and that I misread your RM post. I have visited you before and joined your fan club and look forward to visiting more.

Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on September 18, 2010:

I enjoyed your Scary Poems and Halloween Creepies. Welcome to Squidoo and RocketMoms.

Robin S from USA on September 18, 2010:

What a fun page! I love creepy things.

anonymous on September 18, 2010:

Great Squidboo lens! Welcome to RocketMoms! I look forward to reading more from you!

BuckHawkcenter on September 18, 2010:

EEEE! Ok, that was supposed to be a scream. Your poems are great! I see a fellow Halloween lover.