~”From the hag and hungry goblin That into rags would rend ye, And the spirit that stands by the naked man In the book of Moons defend ye.” ~~ Anonymous.
Archive for October, 2012
~”I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor’s office was full of portraits by Picasso.” ~ Rita Rudner.
~”Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallow’s Eve . . . And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.” ~Kim Elizabeth
~”A house is never still in darkness to those who listen intently; there is a whispering in distant chambers, an unearthly hand presses the snib of the window, the latch rises. Ghosts were created when the first man awoke in the night.” J. M Barrie
~”One need not be a chamber to be haunted; One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place.” Emily Dickinson
“Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.”
~Enoch Arnold Bennett, Things that have Interested Me
~”Magic was a series of journeys, Casimir reflected as he spiraled down, down, down. Journeys through the landscapes of one’s mind, reflected in the outer world. Journeys . . . which were nothing but efflorescences of power and thus ultimately of someone elses’s mind. Journeys through non-space . . . in search of yet greater power. And now this power made possible a journey through earth and rock, into places long forgotten by mortals.” ~ Yves Meynard, Chrysanthe.
~”Offering dragons quarter is no good, they regrow all their parts and come on again, they have to be killed.” ~~ John Berryman
~”In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” ~~ Theodore Roethke