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Vintage Halloween Art Postcards, Halloween Poems and Quotes

Updated on November 24, 2011

Combining Vintage Art and Halloween Poems

Halloween is one of the most enjoyable holidays for creative people. They can indulge their creative side with wild halloween costumes, spooky halloween decorations, pumpkin carving and other halloween arts and crafts. From a creative perspective halloween is my favorite holiday. I recently discovered vintage halloween art and collectibles. My personal favorites are vintage halloween art postcards that combine both vintage art and halloween poems or sayings. In this hub I share some vintage halloween posters which are developed from vintage postcards. I have also included some halloween quotes and poems which you can add to halloween greeting cards.

Halloween wraps fear in innocence, As though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat...~Nicholas Gordon, poemsforfree.com

Vintage Halloween Postcards

Vintage Halloween Postcards at Zazzle.com
Vintage Halloween Postcards at Zazzle.com

Vintage Halloween Art Postcards with Poems

I love vintage halloween art postcards for a couple of reasons. First and foremost for the old style, relatively unique halloween art on them but more so for the interesting halloween poems and quotes that you find written on some of them. Vintage halloween postcards including the one portrayed on the right can be found at Zazzle.com. I have also included halloween posters and art prints below that are created from vintage halloween art images.

The Vintage Halloween Postcard on the right reads:

At twelve o'clock you must be ready,
and hold your pumpkin good and steady
For by it's rays of candlelight
On Halloween all things are bright!


Vintage Halloween Posters with Poems and Halloween Sayings

See below for the halloween poems and sayings from the vintage halloween posters displayed on the right. All of these posters were created from vintage halloween postcards.

Halloween Poster and Poem: Vintage Postcard Black Cat
Now Hallowe'en
of course may mean,
Things very weird and ghost like;
I wish it meant an evening spent
With you, - that's what I'd most like.

Halloween Poster and Poem: Vintage Postcard Precautions White Owl
To see a White Owl on Hallowe'en
Is a sign the witches are near
Throw a bottle of ink at his head
And all are sure to disappear

Halloween Poster and Poem: Vintage Postcard October 31st Pumpkin Man
This is the nicht o' Hallowe'en
When a' the witchie may be seen


Halloween Poster and Poem: Vintage Postcard Pumpkin Embrace
Even these pumpkin heads
Share our bliss,
For on Hallowe'en
See them hug and kiss.


Halloween Poster and Poem: Vintage Postcard Sexy Vain Witch
For Ways that are Dark
and tricks that are vain
LOOK OUT!


Halloween Poster and Poem: Vintage Pumpkin Kimono Strange Lady
On Halloween
Strange Sights Are Seen

Halloween Quotes, Verses and Sayings

1. Eat, drink and be scary.  ~Author Unknown
2. Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, Tonight is Halloween!" ~Dexter Kozen
3. May Jack-o-lanterns burning bright Of soft and golden hue, Pierce through the future’s veil and show, What fate now holds for you. ~Author Unknown
4. You wouldn't believe, On All Hallow Eve, What lots of fun we can make, With apples to bob, And nuts on the hob, And a ring-and-thimble cake. ~Carolyn Wells
5. Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble.  ~Shakespeare "Macbeth"
6. On Halloween, witches come true; Wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park....~Nicholas Gordon, poemsforfree.com
7. Hark! Hark to the wind! 'Tis the night, they say, When all souls come back from the far away- The dead, forgotten this many a day! ~Virna Sheard
8. Witch and ghost make merry on this last of dear October’s days.  ~Author Unknown
9. From ghoulish and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! ~Scottish saying
10. On Hallowe'en the thing you must do, Is pretend that nothing can frighten you, An' if somethin' scares you, and you want to run, Jus' let on like it's Hallowe'en fun. ~from an Early Nineteenth Century Halloween Postcard

You can find more short halloween poems and quotes here.

Vintage Halloween Decorations and Collectibles

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    • Moyra profile imageAUTHOR

      Moyra 

      7 years ago

      Hi Sparrowlet thanks and glad you enjoyed the hub and made a new discovery. I replied to your query hope you got the response and welcome to HubPages.

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      Katharine L Sparrow 

      7 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      What a great hub! Never knew there were vintage Halloween postcards! Thanks for all the great info.

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