Wednesday, October 1, 2008
"One of the things I like best about the Halloween show is that I change outfits about six times in the show. It is a lot of fun to play the different characters".
I wrote this Halloween poem about St. Eve's on October 29, 2002 with my daughter Sabrina in mind.
St. Eve's by Sherri Raftery, M. Ed.
Crispy air, crunchy leaves, fallen,
Darkness sets in,
Full moon above,
Candles flickering in carved pumpkin shells,
Circling around the neighborhood,
Children laughing, ringing, doorbells,
“Trick or Treat”, you hear them say,
Inventive costumes, greeted, and rewarded,
Candy drops, into their bags,
Ends the festive St. Eve,
Quietly, into the night,
Have YOU ever written a Halloween poem?
P.S. Enjoy your St. Eve!!!
All Hallows Eve, is the night of October 31 st when the spirit and nor- mal world allegedly become one.
Holiday celebrated on the night of October 31, usually by children dressing in costumes and going door-to-door collecting candy. It is celebrated in much of the Western world, though most commonly in the United States, Ireland, Scotland and Canada. ...
Sherri has a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre/Performance and Communications from Emerson College and a Master's Degree in Education from Endicott College. Sherri was named the East Boston Times "2014 Woman of the Year", and was awarded the 2013 North Shore Community College Distinguished Alumni Award and was the 2008 The Home for Little Wanderers Honoree. Sherri was the 2009-2010 District 31 Governor and earned the Excellence in Leadership and Distinguished District Governor Awards.