Tag Archives: Halloween Folklore

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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Halloween: Divinations

One of the most popular divinations – the spectre of a future love enters a lass’s farm’s stackyard at night, running round its circumference with her arms outstretched. Upon reaching full circle she would embrace the apparition of an unknown … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton

Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton Hardcover, 229 pages Published October 15th 2012 by Reaktion Books Every year, children and adults alike take to the streets dressed as witches, demons, animals, celebrities, and more. They carve … Continue reading

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Halloween: Traditional Halloween Divinations

For hundreds of years, the Celts performed divination games to receive guidance on Samhain, the Celtic Halloween. It is a time when the veil between the worlds is thin, enabling us to see glimpses of the future and obtain loving … Continue reading

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Halloween: Book Review: The Halloween Host by S.M Barrett

The Halloween Host by S.M Barrett Published: September 8th 2014 Arthur Brim owes a debt, and Halloween itself has come to collect. If he fails to pay, every Halloween will become a bitter reminder of a broken promise to his … Continue reading

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