Tag Archives: Halloween Reads

31 Days of Halloween: Halloween Poetry

Darkness descended Eager to swallow the entire landscape It had waited patiently For months end It’s mouth smelling of cinnamon Bonfire and smoke Skeletal arms swept in cool evenings Gripping the places sunlight couldn’t penetrate The long nights Lit by … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween: Book Review: Ring – Koji Suzuki

A mysterious videotape warns that the viewer will die in one week unless a certain, unspecified act is performed. Exactly one week after watching the tape, four teenagers die one after another of heart failure. Asakawa, a hardworking journalist, is … Continue reading

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Halloween: As Above Poem

As Above So Below Deep in the shadows Of what we harvest We see Death laid bare Lands once rich Stripped of their shine Greenery is long gone Instead the great fields stretch barren Another season has died The world has … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Dark Screams Volume Nine

Kelley Armstrong, Stewart O’Nan, Taylor Grant, Jonathan Moore, Peter Straub, and Lee Thomas weave six hair-raising yarns proving that appearances can be deceiving—and deadly—in this horror anthology assembled by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar. INVITATION TO THE GAME by … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton

Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton Hardcover, 229 pages Published October 15th 2012 by Reaktion Books Every year, children and adults alike take to the streets dressed as witches, demons, animals, celebrities, and more. They carve … Continue reading

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Halloween: Poetry-Autumn

Autumn Visions of fall foliage Fulfill the soul Both metaphorically and visually The contrast of colours Paint the pallet of emptiness Once within A reminder That in order to grow We must let go of what is dead What lingers … Continue reading

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Halloween: Night Train by Rayne Hall

NIGHT TRAIN by Rayne Hall Shelley squeezed herself and her damp rucksack through the door of the Intercity train that would take her away from rainy Switzerland. The air in the corridor tasted as stale as last week’s bread. Not … Continue reading

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