Through the years, Halloween has inspired charming verses for greeting cards and invitations.
Use one of these poems in your Fright Night cards or party invitations, filling in your name, party address, and the time all spirits must rise to the occasion.
Festively Chilling Words for Invitations
Will you join us on the Eve
When Jack-o'-lanterns flare?
Ghosts and witches all insist
That you be there!
Meet me on Halloween.
If on a broomstick you can't fly
Some other way of traveling try.
But come you must, at ___ o'clock
To _________________ Street
If you want to be you
and yet not you,
Dress in a costume old or new,
Many others I plan to ask
So wear a wig or at least a mask.
Come at ______ and don't be late,
The rest of the time, we'll leave to fate!
If to a spooky party you
would really like to go,
On Halloween then hasten to
the place described below.
At the request of ______,
a ghost will meet you at the
corner of ______ and _______
on October 31st at ______.
Sayings for Halloween Cards
I'd like to brew
A thrilling, chilling
Scare for you
Three little ghostesses
Sitting on postesses,
Eating buttered toastesses,
Greasing their fistesses,
Up to their wristesses,
Oh, what beastesses
To make such feastesses!
Wailed a ghost in a graveyard at Kew,
"Oh, my friends are so fleeting and few,
For it's gravely apparent
That if you're transparent
There is no one who knows if it's you!
-- Myra Cohn Livingston
If you take a carrot on Halloween night,
And, holding it over a candlelight,
Pinch your left ear, take off your left shoe,
This will mean good fortune to you.