It’s Hallowe’en when little boys
Are frightened by the slightest noise,
And little girls run off to bed
And climb in quick and hide their head.
I’ve seen this with other vintage postcards, there seems to be a disconnect between the sentiment of the poem and that of the image. The text suggests a scary scene, but the picture shows a sweet boy who’s looking a bit too lovingly at his jack-o-lantern…get a room you two.