Tag Archives: Halloween

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Halloween – Robert Burns

In 1785, Robert Burns wrote a poem for Halloween.  It is included within the the Kilmarnock volume.  At 28 stanzas, it is one of Burns’ longer poems and mixes Scots with English.  It was written in response to the 1780 poem for Halloween … Continue reading

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Blackest Night

Blackest Night by Michael Romani There are evil spirits Even in heavenly places Though we don’t want to hear it I’ll tell you to your faces We’d be best off to fear it And run from these traces There are … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Ghoulish

It’s a ghoulish night at the curve of the street All the boys and girls are going trick or treat Costumed in and as their latest aspiration Filled with joy, candy and their inspiration There’s a trick here to getting … Continue reading

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Branded Death

Branded In Death by Michael Romani Lost souls caught in the quicksand’s mire They struggle and struggle, until they tire Burning the last embers of hope until at last The struggle is forgotten and their lives are past There is … Continue reading

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Toll of the Witching Hour

Toll of the Witching Hour by Michael Romani Tell me then, is it treason? To believe that all must have a reason There before the witches’ fire While the coven outside spoke words so dire The Master seeks her most … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Halloween Theme Genre – Dead Poets

So… I’ll just confess right here that I took a theme a little far.  We were to pick a dead poet and write in his or her style either in response and incorporate the poet’s style or to completely pick … Continue reading

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