A Week of Halloween Haikus

Spooky image of pumpkin at night

I wrote a Halloween haiku every day for a week in anticipation of the haunty holiday.

7

autumn dewy web
silken silver labyrinth
tiny fangs tarry

6

fall weather welcomes
delicate chills like icy
fingers on your neck

5

October howling
winds strum bare willow branches
werewolves howling too

4

ruby hourglass
nestles moonlit poisonous pearls
a hundred eggs stir

3

dead, curled leaves crackle
feet shuffle in night’s dark veil
the wroth witch cackles

2

fog smothers the ground
dropped leaves rot and mold, their stench
like an open grave

1

bat wings whispering
tombstones tumble, a haint weeps
bodies rise and lurch

Have a happy Halloween!

This post was possible due to Bette Stevens’ tips and Anthony Renfro’s encouragement. Thanks, you two.:-)
Author and poet Bette’s blog: here.
Author and poet Anthony’s blog: here.

Feature image is by Andreas Dress on Unsplash.

90 thoughts on “A Week of Halloween Haikus

      1. Thank you, Priscilla! Even though there are no concerts in most countries, Siouxsie is still active with her Happy House T-shirts, the proceeds of which go to women surviving domestic violence.

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  1. All these were awesome, Priscilla. No. 4 was my favorite. Beautifully creepy and descriptive. There’s just something about the mystery of an unopened egg in horror fiction. It’s usually never good 🙂 Happy Halloween!

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