3 Catchy Rhymes That Add Fun to Halloween

These classics have entertained children and adults for generations

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Christmas has carols. Thanksgiving has hymns. And Halloween has lots of brief, entertaining rhymes in the spirit of the day.

One of my favorites is John Ciardi’s “The Halloween House,” which appears in The Hopeful Trout and Other Limericks. With gentle comedy, the poem tweaks children’s tendency to…

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Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book editor of the Plain Dealer and book columnist for Glamour. Words in NYT, WSJ, and other major media.