Haunted Hamline

Haunted Hamline!

Some of the earliest forms of horror stories came in the form of poetry. The young poets at Hamline School read some scary classics in poetry like “The Cremation of Sam McGee” by Robert Service and “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. We discussed the supernatural phenomenon that scare like vampires, aliens, and ghosts. After analyzing story structure the poets started drafting their own scary poems. Stay tuned if you dare…




“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.