Monday, September 5, 2016

Happy Halloween!

Here are some poems to help you celebrate:

This one is about a man who encounters a beautiful magical spirit, and spends the rest of his life seeking her:
"The Song of the Wandering Aengus" by W.B. Yeats

"The Ballad of the Harp Weaver" by Edna St Vincent Millay is about a poverty-stricken mother and son.  It is traditionally a Christmas poem, but has a sort of spooky Halloween feel to it, too.

Of course, there is "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe:

And another reading of "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe -- read by Vincent Price:

This little collection of Halloween poems are just fun!

And my children loved this book!

Happy October!  Ms. Dorsey loves this time of year!

Link: Something You May Not Have Known About Ms. Dorsey