A Base Man will Avoid You

“Overflowing Fountain”  painting by Jennifer Marshall   from  “Proverbs of Hell” by William Blake: The cistern contains; the fountain overflows. One thought, fills immensity. Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you. Every thing possible to be believ’d is an image of truth. The eagle never lost so muchContinue reading “A Base Man will Avoid You”

Under the bludgeoning of Chance

    Here’s a poem from William Ernest Henley:   Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeoning of chance MyContinue reading “Under the bludgeoning of Chance”

My favorite eerie novel

The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova. I read this one back on 2005 when it was published. Since then, I bought the audiobook and have listened to it at least seven times. The story draws me in for many reasons. I agree with the Wikipedia description: “The plot blends the history and folklore of Vlad ȚepeșContinue reading “My favorite eerie novel”

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