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Halloween Countdown, Day 29

Celebrating its 17th year, "Out ov the Coffin" is hosted by the fabulous D.J. Ichabod. What was born as a means of spreading dark and esoteric music to the Nashville area via WRVU, broadcasting from my graduate alma mater, Vanderbilt University (Go 'Dores!), is now an spine-tingling and atmospheric podcast. Check it out for some perfect seasonal music! You won't be sorry.



"Voices in the Air" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

As sudden thunder
Pierces night;
As magic wonder,
Wild affright,
Rives asunder
Men's delight:
Our ghost, our corpse; and we
Rise to be.

As flies the lizard
Serpent fell;
As goblin vizard,
At the spell
Of the wizard,
Sinks to hell:
Our life, our laugh, our lay
Pass away.

As wake the morning
Trumpets bright;
As snow-drop, scorning
Winter's might,
Rises warning
Like a spright:
We buried, dead, and slain
Rise again.


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ankh_hpl
Oct. 30th, 2015 07:17 pm (UTC)
Nothing like a little Beddoes to put the bleak in your Halloween week! Nice choice.
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 31st, 2015 01:15 am (UTC)
My thinking exactly! :) Thanks so much.

I owe you an email. I'm sorry RL got in the way. I'll be replying to you soon.
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