Spirits of the Dead – EAP

Spirits of the Dead Edgar Allan Poe, 1809 – 1849 Thy soul shall find itself alone ‘Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to pry Into thine hour of secrecy. Be silent in that solitude, Which is not loneliness — for then The spirits…

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Happy Birthday, H.P.

Iä! Iä! Cthulhu Fhtagn! Today is, or rather would have been, the birthday of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, who was born August 20th, 1890. If you aren’t familiar with who he is, and what he did, and you like Halloween… well, what have you been doing with your life?! 😉 Lovecraft…

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Reading List: Nightmare Store

“What Nightmares are in store for you?!” That’s the (lame, I admit it) tag line I would have written for the cover of this “Plot Your Own Horror Stories™ ” book I found while going through old boxes in the basement today. [TL;DR – I found an old CYOA-style book…

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Fragment of a poem

It seems to me it comes to pass,
Far faster than I’d like.
Nothing lasts quite long enough,
Not even blessed night.

Michael J. Schmidt

Dark Décor – July 29th, 2014

Occasionally I will post things here for you to use to decorate your computer for the Autumn season, of even if you just like things that are dark and vaguely horrific. Some of them will be originals, some derivative work, and sometimes work by others I’ve found elsewhere (with full…

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