Saturday, October 27, 2007

Pumpkin Nights and Candy Days


Evening of little Spooks and Wights.
All sneaking and tricking.
Treats, all there, making a show.
A celebration of New Times past.
Before the extra days.
Before our towers of fanatical
Science guarded Faith
Back when the magic
Was real
With Terrors and Dooms
Near by any tavern or tree.
I sleep to visit those dreams
Awake they show up in wonderment.
Anyone can believe, again.
Just by noticing the way the world has
Its spiked bits of eldritch sway.
Like something exciting beautiful
Which grinds down your doubt
Leaving only the happy surprise
Mixed with good old honest lust.
Magic in the dark.

14 Comments:

Blogger BottleBlonde said...

You know you're a rock star when you get spam like THAT!

October 28, 2007 at 9:27 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

FUCK
how did VEST get here?

October 28, 2007 at 10:36 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

Watch out for VEST
he is a dirty old man

keep your daughters locked

October 28, 2007 at 10:37 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

A Better Resurrection
I have no wit, I have no words, no tears;
My heart within me like a stone
Is numbed too much for hopes or fears;
Look right, look left, I dwell alone;
A lift mine eyes, but dimmed with grief
No everlasting hills I see;
My life is like the falling leaf;
O Jesus, quicken me.


- Sylvia Plath

October 28, 2007 at 10:37 PM  
Blogger CowGirl said...

That fucker got me too!!


More awesome writing

adds to the fire!

Rock on

October 28, 2007 at 10:46 PM  
Blogger {illyria} said...

woo! now i know my costume for this year's party. ;)

and honey, i've emailed you.

October 28, 2007 at 11:03 PM  
Blogger Keshi said...

Pumpkins in the dark ha LOL!

Keshi.

October 29, 2007 at 12:36 AM  
Blogger Rex Venom said...

Illyria!
Hee hee hee
Oh yes, you did email me. And, oh yes, I have my account and password and everything. And, Oh my oh yes! I am excited to read your thoughts again,
BUT I seem to lack sufficient brain power to Find Your New Site. I am not kidding. And I know it is obvious. I am just not finding it! Please....
Rock on!

October 29, 2007 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger Samantha_K said...

Umm...I think I'm in love with you.

Mostly I'm just superexcited to see the words wights, wonderment and eldritch used all in one place.

Rock on? Yes.

Thanks for the positive vibes over the weekend...they worked!

October 30, 2007 at 2:50 PM  
Blogger Vest said...

Samantha. Rex and jim are an item, lovers.
cow girl, thanks for the title. want some? sit on my salami.

October 31, 2007 at 4:34 AM  
Blogger RedFridayGirl said...

Magic??? Costumes, lust, and Candy what more can a woman ask for?

Happy Halloween!!

October 31, 2007 at 2:27 PM  
Blogger Naughty K said...

You know, your really damned good at this stuff! I loved it.....

November 1, 2007 at 7:51 PM  
Blogger De.vile said...

Sexy!

November 2, 2007 at 12:56 AM  
Blogger Lil Bit said...

FanTAStical post, Rex!... full of tricks & treats.
"Its spiked bits of eldritch sway" --- luving your imagery there, and all of the consonants in your post are like Pop Rocks on my tongue when I read it all aloud. ;)

Rock on, my friend!

November 6, 2007 at 3:46 PM  

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