Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis
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Halloween Countdown, Day 5

Today we're doing this old school.

So let's get this party started! I'll let Lio from the Lio comic strip set the tone:

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Text of the Day: Today's text is a verse, the spooky 1833 poem "The Vampire Bride" by Henry Liddell.

Excerpt:

"I am come — I am come! once again from the tomb,
In return for the ring which you gave;
That I am thine, and that thou art mine,
This nuptial pledge receive."

He lay like a corse 'neath the Demon's force,
And she wrapp'd him in a shround;
And she fixed her teeth his heart beneath,
And she drank of the warm life-blood!

And ever and anon murmur'd the lips of stone,
"Soft and warm is this couch of thine,
Thou'lt to-morrow be laid on a colder bed —
Albert! that bed will be mine!"

Read the complete poem.
Tags: gothic, halloween
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