Halloween
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The 13 Days of Halloween


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by Deb J.
On the first day of Halloween my mailman brought to me
A Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the second day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the third day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
three black cats, two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the fourth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
four spooky ghosts, three black cats, two walking mummies,
and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the fifth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
five witches riding brooms, four spooky ghosts, three black cats,
two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the sixth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
six hooting owls, five witches riding brooms, four spooky ghosts,
three black cats, two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the seventh day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
seven scary pumpkins, six hooting owls, five witches riding brooms,
four spooky ghosts, three black cats, two walking mummies,
and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the eighth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
eight freaky franks, seven scary pumpkins, six hooting owls,
five witches riding brooms, four spooky ghosts, three black cats
two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the ninth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
nine reapers reaping, eight freaky franks, seven scary pumpkins,
six hooting owls, five witches riding brooms, four spooky ghosts,
three black cats, two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the tenth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
ten skulls a-smoking, nine reapers reaping, eight freaky franks,
seven scary pumpkins, six hooting owls, five witches riding brooms,
four spooky ghosts, three black cats, two walking mummies,
and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the eleventh day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
eleven coffins creaking, ten skulls a-smoking, nine reapers reaping,
eight freaky franks, seven scary pumpkins, six hooting owls,
five witches riding brooms, four spooky ghosts, three black cats,
two walking mummies, and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.
On the twelfth day of Halloween, my mailman brought to me
twelve skeletons a-dancing, eleven coffins creaking,
ten skulls a-smoking, nine reapers reaping, eight freaky franks,
seven scary pumpkins, six hooting owls, five witches riding brooms,
four spooky ghosts, three black cats, two walking mummies,
and a Gho-o-o-ul in a dead tree.


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