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HAPPY HALLOWEEN DARK POETS

HAPPY HALLOWEEN POETS – 2019 IS A VERY GOOD YEAR FOR DARK POETRY

By David E. Cowen, Bram Stoker Nominated Author of Bleeding Saffron

If you are thinking of what to read this Halloween, consider unwrapping a richly sweet volume of dark verse. Dark and speculative poetry has been flourishing over the past few years and 2019 is nothing different. If you need a guide to appreciating dark verse take a look at these books currently on the Bram Stoker reading list as a starting point. These are presented in no particular order with no endorsement other than to READ

July in Poetry: Dorr, Deininger, Faherty, Bilof

July in Poetry: Dorr, Deininger, Faherty, Bilof

This time we have the poetry of Keith Deininger, J G Faherty and Vincenzo Bilof. We also are including an archived Blood & Spades column by James Dorr.

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Art copyright Sandy DeLuca 2013

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“Memento of Truth”

by Vincenzo Bilof

 

You can die this way, cry this way,

hide this day, burn this

fate.

Nobody has to unravel the mystery

behind my eyes, the natural

and super-mystical way I carve

into your thighs.

Slightly,

(one gash)

a sordid, artistically-placed

em-dash.

Is that a tear I see fall

from those bright white orbs?

 

(Can’t you see)

 

this …

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