8 Halloween haikus

After writing a long Halloween poem I switched to the brevity of Halloween haikus. Read my 8 Halloween haikus below, then leave your own Halloween haiku (a poem of 5 syllables / 7 syllables /5 syllables) in the comments or on Twitter using the hashtag #HalloweenHaiku.

Halloween decor: / I sweep away real cobwebs / to put up fake ones.

Halloween decor: / I sweep away real cobwebs / to put up fake ones.

Trick-or-treat candy: Chocolate disappears fast. Smarties last 'til May.

Trick-or-treat candy: / Chocolate disappears fast. / Smarties last 'til May.

I'm just a Batgirl Standing in front of a door  asking for candy.

I'm just a Batgirl / Standing in front of a door / asking for candy.

Darn, jack-o-lantern! I tried to carve a pumpkin but cut my finger.

Darn, jack-o-lantern! / I tried to carve a pumpkin / but cut my finger.

If you want candy At least put on a costume, Stupid teenagers.

If you want candy / At least put on a costume, / Stupid teenagers.

Read the epitaph  On the tombstone in my yard. Is your name spelled right?

Read the epitaph / On the tombstone in my yard. / Is your name spelled right?

If you are afraid To trick-or-treat at my house No candy for you!

If you are afraid / To trick-or-treat at my house / No candy for you!

When is Halloween? It's October 31st Like it always is.

When is Halloween? / It's October 31st / Like it always is.

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Tags: Halloween, Poem

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