Once again crawling out from the depths of Halloween’s past, it’s the return of our Halloween Poem. It’s a fun “trick” to add to your bag of treats for your little people.
For the uninitiated, this is a poem which, in one form or another, we’ve been presenting on radio and the Internet for several decades. Honestly, we don’t know the origin of the poem. A listener sent it to Steve many years ago in a galaxy far, far away in the days before him n her became HimNHer. The positive response to the poem and the fun it can provide, particularly for kids, at a Halloween party resulted in it becoming one of our annual traditions. And, as Steve’s Dad always said, “Tradition is a fine thing as long as it doesn’t become a habit.”
But, we digress …
OK, here is how it works. If you’re having some young children over for Halloween, just get them in a dark room and read them this story of a young man who went to school to learn to be a first-class ghoul. As you’re reading the story, in the dim light, you pass out items that are supposed to be body parts. Johnnie has put together a list of things you can use to simulate the body parts.
To read and hear the Halloween poem just click on this link.
Even in this high-tech world, each year we hear from a lot of people telling stories of the fun they had with the kids and this old school Halloween poem. Hopefully, you’ll be one of them.