Monthly Archives: November 2016


Set your mind at rest, we shall keep open table, and the most unbounded appetites shall be satisfied. It is, after all, the easiest way of governing… —  Émile Zola, La Curée Advertisements

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The Whispering Statue

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #14 1970 Edition Illustrator: Rudi Nappi

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A preamble in the past — the outsider wants to give the heroine his heart valentine, but she finds him too odd, and prefers the fast track talent of the popular swain. Sadly the latter is racked, like a coat, … Continue reading

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Drowning in the Shadow of Poe

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Meet Me by the Turkey

The Edge of the Woods Elizabeth Adela Stanhope Forbes (1859–1912) Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Behind the mansion that’s no longer there A heavenly rock cave enclosing the ruins of a pool building A spherical shell that defines An absolute standard of rest in the universe Delineating the point of no return Whose wet aspect … Continue reading

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(Boat) Suspended

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Trump Approaches the Presidency

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