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Dear poets, Halloween is here and with it the winners of the Halloween Poem Competition - 2004.
We will be featuring the five poems in the coming few days. Enjoy!


The five poems featured are:

Night of the Dead

Children hold tight
and cover your head
This is the night
we walk with the dead

Samhain is come
and our loved ones roam
Dead for years now
but they're coming home

Moon guide their souls
like lanterns hung bright
Guard us, keep us
on Halloween Night

The veil is thin
and the two worlds meet
The river is bridged
by Charon's dark fleet

Crone is watching
her cackle the wind
howling through trees
as the dead ascend

So hold tight tots
cower under sheets
The dead are here
bringing their own treats

Written by [giadriana]




This year will be different

Hoard your candies little goblins
for a trick is what you'll get
when the likes of you step to my door
and haunt my doorstep yet

For years you have tormented me
with your tricksy little ways
but this time it will be I who gets
the upper hand, the coup de grace

no more poo on my doorstep
burning like a torch
no more toiletries flung about
my yard and on my porch
no more eggs and shell about
my brand new car I shout
no more, I say.. NO MORE!

A trick for me you think
little urchins from a hellish stink
I'll put you all in your hellish place
and laugh aloud to think

how I finally got you little tripes
and beat you at the game
Just wait and see you'll be the key
to the best halloween for me, teehee!

There is a knock at my door! SHHH!

God I love Halloween

Written by [TheRogue]




All Hallows Eve

Swirling mists and darkened doors,
Lights in windows not on until dawn.
Hidden away from the mysterious night,
Away from the ghosts and ghouls that take flight.
Is it all a figment of the mind?
Childhood monsters that come alive.
We carve our pumpkins and find our masks,
To have fun on this most scary night.
Is it real or is it fake?
A chorus chanting ‘trick or treat’.
Groups of children smile and plead,
Once a year on All Hallows Eve.

Written by [Keii]




Warning to all kids

In the dark they gather
all kinds of nasty things
spiders, snakes and even a few black cats
to plan what to do
this year

Watch out
your neighbour just might be a witch
who tonight will take on
her true identity
and with her broom fly to your window

Children beware
of pumpkin lanterns
they just might be alive
and never, ever enter the graveyard
on this all hallow's eve

Written by [Linderel]




Halloween song

round and round go pumpkins around
hand in hand sings monsters band
you see the broom in front of the moon?
it's a witch who got a cat and a pot

children shout you "trick or treat!"
you should give 'em candy or they will beat!
'cause today is halloween, the day of fright
the day of slinking in the middle of the night

this is the night when monsters walk
this is the night when bats can talk
you'd better go inside and lock the doors
this is the night of evil force

you should be frightened, you should be scared
behind every corner is some creature prepared
to scare you stiff and make you scream
believe me, it's true, not just a bad dream

tonight all bad creatures are dancing and singing
and creepy halloween to you all bringing
as a monster, ghost, maybe thing with a fang...
would you like to join our halloween gang?

Written by [Elmiira]


(All the other wonderful submissions (92!!) can be found on the pages below!)

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Go or return to:
- Halloween Poetry 04, Page 1
- Halloween Poetry 04, Page 2
- Halloween Art Competition - 2004
- Halloween Costume Competition 2004

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2004-10-18 [Prettyinpink2]: O.K. thanks, But how do I spell it? I wasn't sure when I wrote this.

2004-10-19 [mnightshade]: just have to say- splendid work [Tiny Suicide]

2004-10-19 [The Dark Lord]: you spell it medieval

2004-10-19 [indiechick]: *nods* agrees with mnightshad^^

2004-10-19 [Prettyinpink2]: One of my teachers said I had spelled it right. No offense, but she said it was mid-evil. I'll change it if u want me 2 though it doesn't matter 2 me.

2004-10-19 [indiechick]: yeah tis medieval. or variations on tht theme.

2004-10-20 [mnightshade]: perhaps the teacher should go back to school? ;)

2004-10-20 [Prettyinpink2]: Your probably right, I'll change it, she is kinda crazy sometimes, but she's an awesome teacher....! :)  :)

2004-10-20 [The Dark Lord]: fair enough

2004-10-20 [Maurer's conclusions]: Damn. 42 lines is too long... Back to the writing board.

2004-10-20 [Liadan_Dark]: I split my poem in two, so its a poem with a sequel. Is that alright?

2004-10-20 [Maurer's conclusions]: :D Good idea.

2004-10-20 [irulan]: Yeah, I think that's fine.

2004-10-20 [Maurer's conclusions]: Excellent. Behold the splendour of my poem!

2004-10-20 [Maurer's conclusions]: Once I can be bothered to divide it, of course.

2004-10-20 [mnightshade]: I like crematory worker alot!

2004-10-20 [Maurer's conclusions]: Blast. Too much competition...

2004-10-21 [Doormat]: umm how does it tie with halloween?

2004-10-21 [mnightshade]: this is true, it doesn't really. but it's still very good work!

2004-10-21 [giadriana]: ::wince:: I hope mine isn't too bad...

2004-10-21 [mnightshade]: actually [giadriana] yours is very good, a very good Samhain poem

2004-10-21 [Maurer's conclusions]: Mine doesn't tie with Halloween, but it's meant to be scary....

2004-10-21 [Maurer's conclusions]: Working on a better one.

2004-10-21 [giadriana]: thank you [mnightshade] ::relieved sigh::

2004-10-21 [Delladreing]: *swithering over entering or not* hmm

2004-10-21 [KelMarie21]: Ya Mine Is Not Exactly Tied 2 Halloween Day. But, It Goes Along W/ The Scary-Ish Theam. I Hope They Will Accept It ???

2004-10-21 [~u hate me, i know u do~]: how do i post my poem???

2004-10-21 [Doormat]: rules: And obviously, poems must have something to do with Halloween.

2004-10-21 [Sunrose]: You click "Edit this page". A white box appears where you scroll down and paste your poem on the bottom below the last poem (you add a number and title above your poem, your name (Written by [insert name] below the poem). Then you click "Submit changes to this page".

2004-10-22 [giadriana]: Wow. [Firechild] has a long one.

2004-10-22 [The Dark Lord]: it is too long and will have to be shortend as they hve to be between 8-35 lines

2004-10-22 [Sunrose]: Thanks for letting me know! ^^

2004-10-22 [The Dark Lord]: thats ok!

2004-10-22 [Noexistantanymo]: Hmm... 53 poems.. 5 winners.. gives a chance of 10% +/- the skill of the writer.. Oh well.. i may be lucky O.o

2004-10-22 [Sunrose]: who doesn't try will never win... :)

2004-10-22 [The Dark Lord]: i can hoestly say im not into win, but in for the love of writting poetry

2004-10-22 [Sunrose]: of course, I only said what I said in relation to winning in general..

2004-10-22 [Noexistantanymo]: Hehe, I'm trying.. entry #14 :p But just calculating the odds of winning by statistics and luck ;)

2004-10-22 [The Dark Lord]: good luck...

2004-10-22 [Noexistantanymo]: You're saying i'm bad at writing? xP

2004-10-22 [Sunrose]: no biting!

2004-10-22 [The Dark Lord]: no not at all, i am merely wishing you good luck, sorry if you took it the wrong way

2004-10-23 [frogster]: thanks sunrose for fixing my mistake

2004-10-23 [Emuse]: who decides who wins? is there a poll for people to vote? or how does it work?

2004-10-23 [wee julz]: how do u enter? and i will!

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: [wee julz]: you enter by clicking 'edit this page'. then add your entry at the bottom of the list, put the entry number and the poem title, then your poem, make sure you add your name below your poem then finish off with a horizontal rule (hr)


 

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: yeah, how is the winner decided?

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: The Daily poem team pick out 5 winners!

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: ok! thank you. ^^

2004-10-23 [Noexistantanymo]: Darklord, i didn't take any offense :p I like joking around..

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: ok thats good!

2004-10-23 [Cookieholic]: good god my poem sucks =P

2004-10-23 [Pick Your Own Strawberries]: Whoohoow, posted my poem! *feels great* Not that I think I'll win anyway... :p

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: I entered my poem because I love 2 write poetry, I'm not sure I'll win, I probably won't because no one understands it very well......  =<

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Important: Someone edited this page, but has spyware on his/her computer. Download anti-spyware programs to make sure you have no spyware on your computer before you edit pages: it was a bit messed up but luckily fixed now (for which you have [font], [Ittai] and me to thank ;) . New entries can be posted on Halloween Poetry 04, Page 2, but please no spyware! :)

2004-10-23 [Gentle Genocide]: ahh, i cant put my name on my poem, i dont know the password to the page! Im number 37.

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Done!

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: u don't have 2 know the password.... at least I think if we do I'm in trouble!

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: I passwordprotected the page now to prevent people from still adding poems. Why would you be in trouble?

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: Because I added mine without asking for the password... and people get very touchy around that subject.... I got fussed out the other day for it!!!! :<

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Without the password you can't edit the page. The password has only been entered an hour ago, I don't know when you entered your poem. Where is your poem? (what number?)

2004-10-23 [Gentle Genocide]: thanks a million :)

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: Mine is number 26. I think around there, I'm pretty sure it's 26. I added mine over a week ago!!! Ahh I see now.... *Smiles*

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: thats why then

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: I'm blonde I get those silly little times, that are sometimes quite awkward!!!! :)

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: thats ok

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: Good I was hoping it would be....! :)  =)

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Hihi! I was thinking you had yours up a long time ago..so you did nothing wrong hon! *cuddles*

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: Yay, I do alot of things wrong, and I think I may be in trouble for spamming? =o I was asking people to visit my wiki and I didn't know it was spamming until someone I had messaged, messaged me back telling me to stop that it was spamming.... =(

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: ohhhh.....tell the truth and you should be alright, who told you off?

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Ah, but now you know though. One learns things by making mistakes, believe me: I also make many! :*

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: me to, i have made mistakes.....

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: I can't remember who it was something, it starts with Bram something!!!

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: click view mail and see there username

2004-10-23 [Prettyinpink2]: It was deleted after I got it.... oooh man I got ot go.... bye!!

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: bye

2004-10-23 [Sue Falkenkralle]: Just out of curiosity, someone else entered his/her poem who's native language isn't English?

2004-10-23 [The Dark Lord]: what do u mean, do you mean can yoiu enter a poem in a different language?

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Where? Which poemnumber?

2004-10-23 [Sue Falkenkralle]: no, not in a diffrent language, just with, well not so good english, is that ok?

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: No, entries with very poor english are not considered very good, so it decreases your chances of winning to a very very low point.

2004-10-23 [Noexistantanymo]: I could help out with it <<   >>

2004-10-23 [Sue Falkenkralle]: can you take a look at mine (#4)? It's the first time i wrote an english poem, and well I 'm just not sure...

2004-10-23 [Noexistantanymo]: Doesn't seem that bad..

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: *reads* I will send you some comments ;)

2004-10-23 [Sue Falkenkralle]: Thats good to hear. I was really getting nervouse *g*. Some here do look very professionell

2004-10-23 [Sue Falkenkralle]: thx, Sunrose!

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: Done! *^^*

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: sue, would you like me to change just spelling mistakes?

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: You mean in poems from from other people?

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: im sorry i got the wrong name ^^ very sorry!

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: LOL! I'm helping her out on her poem.. :)

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: oh right! sorry! i should really pay more attention to things! sorry!

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: bit out of it today ^^

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: *cuddles* that's ok hon! :D

2004-10-23 [indiechick]: ^^ hehe ty

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: yw! :D

2004-10-23 [Claireabella]: hey me ish bk again!

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: ok gud! i misd u gurl! ;)

2004-10-23 [Claireabella]: hey gud job u did too :P

2004-10-23 [Sunrose]: tnx! ^^

2004-10-24 [Intrigued Lover From Hell]: umm hi every1,i need some help with myn i think so can u guys read it and give me advice

2004-10-24 [Sunrose]: Put it on the second page :)

2004-10-24 [Prettyinpink2]: Hi guys!!!! =)

2004-10-24 [Claireabella]: hey me is bk whee whee wheeeeeeee.........hehe i had some sugar, me is rather crazed up right now oopsies banged head.....will hurt when craziness wears off i swear to ya

2004-10-24 [The Dark Lord]: ok?

2004-10-24 [Prettyinpink2]: Wow u on suger rush? I do that all the time!!!! =)

2004-10-24 [Claireabella]: hehehe i dunno but it really good for ya! want sum? *me offers every1 sum* trust me gud stuff i gt here

2004-10-24 [indiechick]: sugar ent my thing, sorry ^^

2004-10-24 [The Dark Lord]: whats all the fuss with sugar, my mate always eats it pure and gets hi

2004-10-24 [Claireabella]: exactly lol tahts what me has been doin..hehehehe

2004-10-24 [The Dark Lord]: ok

2004-10-24 [Prettyinpink2]: I would love some....! Thanks!!!  =)

2004-10-24 [indiechick]: yeh...u give some of my mates chocolate and they get totally crazed and hyper :s....ok i could understand if it was like...7 cups of coffee...but...chocolate!? nooot a clue.

2004-10-24 [Claireabella]: oooooooh they go all crazy off chocolate too? nice to know taht it aint just me lol, nah me is always like this actually but then aagin im always having some form of sugar :P hmm....

2004-10-24 [Paradise Lost]: im a coffee person myself.....

2004-10-24 [Claireabella]: oooooooh coffee man i love that too hehehe makes me crazy too

2004-10-25 [Prettyinpink2]: All of the above....!  =)

2004-10-25 [Claireabella]: hahaha

2004-10-25 [Prettyinpink2]: HEHEHE!!!!

2004-10-25 [Claireabella]: me is very sad :(

2004-10-26 [Prettyinpink2]: Why u sad?  ?___?

2004-10-26 [Claireabella]: me is leaving in january....

2004-10-26 [Elmiira]: I live chocolate. I have proved to myself that you can addict to chocolate. I can't live without it.

2004-10-26 [Claireabella]: lol yeaha me been adicted quite some time now lol

2004-10-26 [kanaseria]: not me... i get tired of chocolate easily

2004-10-26 [Prettyinpink2]: Where are you going????  =(

2004-10-26 [Claireabella]: where who going? me?

2004-10-26 [Sunrose]: This contest will close the 27th at midnight Swedish time: get your entries up before that time!

2004-10-26 [Doormat]: ummm GMT please ^_^

2004-10-27 [irulan]: Look here to check: http://www.worldtimeserver.com/

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: hahaha so funni

2004-10-27 [Prettyinpink2]: Yeah you! punk princess!  =) Is today the deadline?  =)

2004-10-27 [irulan]: Yes it is. =)

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: lol okay me ish going in the army not till september now though

2004-10-27 [Maurer's conclusions]: What army is that?

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: britsih why?

2004-10-27 [Maurer's conclusions]: Never mind. If you were going to join the American Army, it would be a different matter.

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: how would it?

2004-10-27 [Maurer's conclusions]: Because then you will be sent to fight a war that should never have been started.

2004-10-27 [Doormat]: i might join the canadian army..they dont do too much lol.

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: hahaha, well no war shoul ever have been started really should it?

2004-10-27 [Shamera]: its still the 27th here o.o i didn't know about the time difference... o.o

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: just gone 27th here....

2004-10-27 [Shamera]: its only 3:00 pm on the 27th here.. and they closed it.. i still have one i wanna put up :_:

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: awww poor you lol its 12.10 am by my clock on here...

2004-10-27 [Intrigued Lover From Hell]: i thought they were going to close it at midnight

2004-10-27 [Shamera]: i know... o.o but i think it is midnight wherever they are.. o.o

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: sweeden, hey can you send me the poem please? i would like to read it :)

2004-10-27 [Intrigued Lover From Hell]: ya well it is only 7:13 here

2004-10-27 [Shamera]: oh my poem??

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: yea please

2004-10-27 [Shamera]: oh okies ^^

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: yay good poem, you killed her! lol

2004-10-27 [Shamera]: lol yea lol

2004-10-27 [Claireabella]: hehehehe

2004-10-28 [Amos the Flame]: Please rate number 33.

2004-10-28 [Paul Doyle]: Too late to enter -_- *waits till next year*

2004-10-28 [Sunrose]: you can still enter christmas! ;)

2004-10-28 [Claireabella]: hmmm good idea.lets get started ;)

2004-10-28 [Sunrose]: lol!

2004-10-28 [Claireabella]: hhehehe

2004-10-29 [Ghost the Hybrid]: when do we know who had won?????

2004-10-29 [The Dark Lord]: *says in deep voice*On Halloween mwahahaha mwahaha....i think

2004-10-29 [Ghost the Hybrid]: ok thanx

2004-10-29 [The Dark Lord]: thats ok

2004-10-29 [Ghost the Hybrid]: ^^ thanx qany way

2004-10-29 [Elmiira]: hey, I would like to know the same thing... but I would guess they'd put the winner póems on mainstreet or something like that on halloween...

2004-10-29 [irulan]: You've got it - the poems *should* be on Mainstreet sometime on the 31st.

2004-10-29 [Claireabella]: YAY lol we finally know....thankies

2004-10-29 [indiechick]: thank you ^^

2004-10-31 [Elmiira]: great...do they all five come to the main street today?

2004-10-31 [Ocean Dreaming]: No. They're too long to put on the Main Street all at once. We've split them up into a couple of days. It'll be Halloween goodies for a few days. ;)

2004-10-31 [The Dark Lord]: that'll be great....prolongs the joy of halloween

2004-10-31 [Maurer's conclusions]: When do we see who the winners are?

2004-10-31 [The Dark Lord]: well they are showing 1 winner everyday for the next few days

2004-10-31 [Claireabella]: oooooh oi thanks

2004-11-01 [Keii]: So do the winners already know that they've won?

2004-11-01 [Maurer's conclusions]: Hopefully not! I still have a chance! (Although my poems were not incredibly relevant...)

2004-11-01 [Keii]: Yeah, same here...

2004-11-01 [Cookieholic]: mine just plain suck =P

2004-11-01 [indiechick]: which other 4 poems will be put up?

2004-11-01 [imsdal]: its just to wait and see....*dundunDUUUUH*

2004-11-01 [Cookieholic]: lol =P

2004-11-01 [The Dark Lord]: yep good luck to everyone

2004-11-01 [Sunrose]: the winners don't know yet, as far as I'm up to date... :)

2004-11-01 [Keii]: Ah, okay... so I haven't lost all hope then XD

2004-11-01 [Maurer's conclusions]: The chance of glory is near. I can taste the ichors of immortality!

2004-11-01 [Keii]: Hehehe... I'm not pinning my hopes on winning. *shrugs* I had fun writing it, don't really need to win... though it would be nice lol ;)

2004-11-01 [Maurer's conclusions]: Be silent, thou with thy opposing views.:P Winning would be fun, since then people would read the poem, which was written more as a joke than anything scary...

2004-11-01 [Keii]: Yeah, having people read it would be nice.

2004-11-01 [indiechick]: good luck anyway you lot n well done giadriana!!

2004-11-01 [Keii]: Yeah, well done [giadriana]! *applauds*

2004-11-02 [2000HRS]: cheers!

2004-11-02 [Maurer's conclusions]: Congrats to [Keii]

2004-11-02 [Keii]: Huh....? *reads page* 0.o *blinks* Thanks [Maurer's conclusions]...

2004-11-02 [Cookieholic]: congrats to all three =P

2004-11-03 [Intrigued Lover From Hell]: giant tear, myn did not win but oh well maybe next year

2004-11-03 [Cookieholic]: mine didn't win either =P along with a lot of other people =P

2005-10-13 [Melocrie]: It's almost halloween. When's the next contest gonna start?

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