Monday, October 28, 2013

A Pumpkin Named Freddy - Halloween Poems For Kids

"A pumpkin, I am," said Freddy,
"To be carved with a knife, I am ready
Since you, I trust
Warn you, I must
My insides are like cold spaghetti."

Sunday, October 27, 2013

There Once Was A Bat Named Bill - Halloween Limericks For Kids

There once was a bat named Bill
He flew to the top of the hill
When he got there
He sat in a chair
And ended up catching a chill.

Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet - A Harry Potter Halloween Limerick

The children all yelled, "Trick or Treat!"
Then one laughed and said, "Smell my feet!"
So I put a nose
On each of his toes
More mischief managed, nice and neat.

Friday, October 25, 2013

A Bat Named Jeremy - Halloween Poems for Kids

There was a young bat named Jeremy
He lived with his mom in Laramie
When his mom said, "Goodbye."
He started to cry,
"If you leave, who will take care o' me?"

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A Ghost and a Mummy Were Talking - Funny Halloween Poems

A ghost and a mummy were talking.
The mummy said, "Isn't it shocking,
Ghosts glide through the air
With hardly a care
And I'm on the ground here walking!"

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

If You Are The Parent Of A Mouse, You Must Heed This Advice

When you hear the barn owl screech
Keep all your babes out of reach
"Death from the sky
Is ever nearby."
Is the lesson, in mouse school, they teach.

All Hallow's Eve - A Limerick

A witch, a ghoul, and a sprite
Dance in the silvery light
It's All Hallow's Eve
- Or don't you believe
That ghosts of the dead roam the night?

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Young Hilda - Halloween Poems for Kids

Young Hilda just got a new broom
Around the town she did zoom
She ran into a wall
Without slowing at all
And that is what caused the big boom!

Monday, October 21, 2013

A Rat Named Pete - A Halloween Trick or Treat Limerick

There was a young rat named Pete
Who wanted to go trick-or-treat.
He dressed up like a cat
- What's wrong with that?
And got lots of candy to eat.

A Pumpkin Named Jill - Halloween Poems for Kids

There once was a pumpkin named Jill
She climbed to the top of the hill
And then she rolled down
Straight through the town
I bet she is rolling down still.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

A Vampire Named Vlad - A Halloween Limerick

There once was a vampire named Vlad
The villagers all thought he was bad
But the true story
Just wasn't gory
It turns out old Vlad was just sad.

A Scarecrow Named Hal - A Halloween Limerick for Kids

There once was a scarecrow named Hal
Who had a big crow for a pal
When the farmer asked why
He'd a friend who could fly
Hal said, "He's more fun than a cow!"

Saturday, October 19, 2013

A Troll Named Barry - An Obamacare Limerick

There once was a troll named Barry
He made every single soul wary
The crossing was free
(Well just a small fee)
But really the toll was quite scary.

Yeti - Abominable Snowman Limerick

There was an anxious young Yeti
He whined, he cried, and got sweaty
He knew he should go
And play in the snow
But he feared he just wasn't ready

Friday, October 18, 2013

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - A Headless Horseman Limerick

There once was a fellow named Crane
With a fear of ghosts in his brain.
The man with no head
Filled him with dread
But was that poor Ichabod slain?

Or rather, did Crane in his fright
Turn tail, run, and take flight?
One never knows
How that story goes
Was Crane out of mind, out of sight?

Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Cry of the Banshee - A Halloween Limerick

When you hear the banshee's shrill cry
A person, high-born, will die
A murder, quite often
Is what fills the coffin
Then under the turf he will lie.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Which Witch Is Which? A Halloween Witch Limerick

There is now a vampy, young witch,
The thought of her near makes me twitch,
She has a nice twin,
With a similar grin,
My thought?  Which witch is which?

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Hallowe'en Ball - A Limerick

When the leaves on the trees start to fall
And the wiggily worms start to crawl
The monsters do worry
'Cause they have to hurry
To prepare for the Hallowe'en Ball

Monday, October 14, 2013

Wolf Man Halloween Limerick

There once was a wolf man named Jack
He was hungry and wanted a snack
He chased me and then
He turned tail when
I gave his fat snout a big whack.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

A Young Witch Named Betty - Halloween Limerick for Kids

There was a young witch named Betty
She couldn't keep her broom steady
Try as she might
She couldn't  take flight
I don't think she'll ever be ready!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Halloween Recipe For A Stomach Ache - Limericks for Kids

There was a young witch named Kelly
She wanted to make something smelly
An old sock and a toad
And a skunk off the road
In a pie, gave an ache to my belly.

Weird Things In The Swamp - A Halloween Limerick

The moonbeams above the bog
Just barely light up the fog
But the dull glow
Does clearly show
A thousand-pound three-headed frog!

Friday, October 11, 2013

When Witches and Ghosts Fill the Air

When witches and ghosts fill the air
A word to the wise - beware
Please stay out of sight
When spooks fill the night
Don't fall to an evil one's stare.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A Halloween Owl Greeting - A Vintage Halloween Limerick

Tu-wit, tu-wit, tu-woo
We're wise little owls, we two
In the moon's bright beam
This Hallowe'en
We hoot a greeting to you.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Tough Meat is Tough - A Limerick

A guest house proprietress named Duff
Kept serving up meat that was tough
What the guests said was rude
About her and her food
And what she could do with the stuff.

How To Carve A Pumpkin - A Halloween Limerick for Kids

Young Jack, the pumpkin, sat mute
Quite happy to be a round fruit
A boy with a knife
Made him fear for his life
But carved him a face that was cute.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Scary Halloween Limerick

Tell me what scares you the most - 
A devil, a sprite, or a ghost?
A witch that cackles,
Or a skeleton in shackles?
What's scary to me is burnt toast!

Monday, October 7, 2013

Witch's Cauldron Halloween Limerick for Kids

Two witches are stirring a pot
And they stir it until it gets hot
So while I am looking
I ask what they're cooking
Porridge they claim, but it's not.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Witch Halloween Limerick for Children

When the cats and the bats are about
Many witches are near, no doubt
If one is in sight
And you're filled with fright
Don't worry - just yell out a shout.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

A Three Stooges Halloween Limerick

Skeletons and devils are scary
And werewolves can be very hairy
But the most bizarre three
That you'll ever see
Are Curly, and Moe, and Larry.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

A Limerick About Limericks

The subject can be anatomical
The use of words - economical
But the poet sometimes
S/he forces the rhymes
And you end up with words like Deuteronomical.