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Ah, word of no meaning!

“The “strangeness,” however, which I found in the eyes, was of a nature distinct from the formation, or the color, or the brilliancy of the features, and must, after all, be referred to the expression. 33 more words


passionate waking visions

“I fell back with a shudder upon the couch from which I had been so startlingly aroused, and again gave myself up to passionate waking visions of Ligeia.”

— Edgar Allan Poe, Ligeia


Maelström -- Harry Clarke

Looking about me upon the wide waste of liquid ebony on which we were thus borne, I perceived that our boat was not the only object in the embrace of the whirl.

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Some thoughts....not part of the story

While this probably isn’t important to you, I still feel a need to share.  First of all, you are more than welcome to come to my office and check under my desk for bodies.   840 more words

Facts about Lina (compiled from online quizzes, late at night).

1.) If I were a Disney princess, I’d be Jasmine. (You know, beautiful, seductive, oppositional.)

2.) Edgar Allan Poe should have written my biography.

3.) If I were a horror movie child I would be Esther from ‘The Orphan’. 54 more words

Book #67: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, by Edgar Allan Poe

Like I mentioned in my last post, school reading is (unfortunately) taking over my reading time, but in grad school, you can’t expect much else. 246 more words