Hallowe’en – A Dark Dark Wood, Witches, Warlocks and Ghouls!

A little late, but what the…….

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The last night in October was thought to be the most haunted night of the year. It was the night when witches, hobgobblins, wizards, and evil spirits came back to earth to cast their magic spells, enchantments and curses.

Hallowe’en

This is the night when witches fly
On their whizzing broomsticks through the wintry sky;
Steering up the pathway where the stars are strewn,
They stretch skinny fingers to the walking moon.

This is the night when old wives tell
Strange and creepy stories, tales of charm and spell;
Peering at the pictures flaming in the fire
They wait for whispers from a ghostly choir.

This is the night when angels go
In and out the houses, winging o’er the snow;
Clearing out the demons from the countryside
They make it new and ready for Christmastide.

Leonard Clark

Superstitious people kept up many strange old customs and rites…

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We are English teachers involved in ELT publishing in Turkey, and also touring the country giving workshops and presentations to English teachers, mainly on the use of poetry, storytelling and other lively activities in the classroom. We can be contacted by e-mail to istanbuljohnm@hotmail.co.uk.
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