Category Archives: Halloween

Halloween extravaganza.

Poetry: All Souls Day

All Souls Day A vigil of All Souls Day Treats lay in heaps Waiting for guests to take A soul cake granted In exchange For promise of sweet prayers to heaven For the masses of beloved dead Please Share mercy … Continue reading

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Poetry: Hallowe’en

Hallowe’en Hallowe’en begins with the ringing of the bells Celebration for our long since dead The ringing bells Expel those whom seek to harm Candles light the windows Reflecting dancing flames Warding off witches Burning ‘til midnight Keeping evil influences … Continue reading

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Halloween Horror: The Exorcist

For the Exorcist it was a bit hard to decipher a particular scene that stood out from the rest. The film builds up from previous events. Each event is needed in order to make the film effective. This film includes typical … Continue reading

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Halloween: Roots of Samhain

Samhain, (pronounced SOW-in, SAH-vin, or SAM-hayne) means “End of Summer”, and is the third and final Harvest. The dark winter half of the year commences on this Sabbat. Various other names for this Greater Sabbat are Third Harvest, Samana, Day … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween: Halloween Poetry

Darkness descended Eager to swallow the entire landscape It had waited patiently For months end It’s mouth smelling of cinnamon Bonfire and smoke Skeletal arms swept in cool evenings Gripping the places sunlight couldn’t penetrate The long nights Lit by … Continue reading

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Halloween Horror: A Nightmare on Elm Street

My absolute favourite slasher film is Wes Craven’s 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm Street. This film was the beginning of the Freddy Krueger franchise. The plot is insane. Revolving around several teenagers who are stalked and killer in their dreams … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween: Book Review: Ring – Koji Suzuki

A mysterious videotape warns that the viewer will die in one week unless a certain, unspecified act is performed. Exactly one week after watching the tape, four teenagers die one after another of heart failure. Asakawa, a hardworking journalist, is … Continue reading

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