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 …
Undead Poetry and the Cutting Edge of the Scientific Unknown – An Interview with Bram Stoker Award Nominated Poet and Author G.O.Clark…
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.
Art copyright Sandy DeLuca 2013
“Memento of Truth”
by Vincenzo Bilof
You can die this way, cry this way,
hide this day, burn this
Nobody has to unravel the mystery
behind my eyes, the natural
and super-mystical way I carve
into your thighs.
a sordid, artistically-placed
Is that a tear I see fall
from those bright white orbs?
(Can’t you see)