The following poems about Halloween—or featuring ghosts, pumpkins, and the paranormal—are appropriate for young people.

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Hallowe’en” by Joel Benton
Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite …

Ghosts and Fashion” by Elaine Equi
Although it no longer has a body...

The Demiurge’s Laugh” by Robert Frost
It was far in the sameness of the wood...

Ghost Music” by Robert Graves
Gloomy and bare the organ-loft...

Haunted Houses” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
All houses wherein men have lived and died …

Mr. Macklin’s Jack O’Lantern” by David McCord
Mr. Macklin takes his knife ...

Shadwell Stair” by Wilfred Owen
I am the ghost of Shadwell Stair...

The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe
Once upon a midnight dreary …

Theme in Yellow” by Carl Sandburg
I spot the hills …

Dusk in Autumn” by Sara Teasdale
The moon is like a scimitar …

To Live in the Zombie Apocalypse” by Burlee Vang
The moon will shine for God …

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