Retrograde. Bamboozlement! More Bamboozlement!

raven

And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
Shall be lifted - nevermore!
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vertical space-  Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven  [First published in 1845]

5 comments:

  1. You quoted another favourite! Wow! Is the image of your authorship? Very Poe-esque! (Did I just coin a word?!)

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  2. That's something i did to a photograph of my mother's old long sold out ancestral house in Kashmir.

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  3. If you don't mind sharing, where was the house located? In Srinagar?

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  4. Yes it's in Srinagar...a place called Kralkhod. i will probably blog about it sometime on my Kashmir blog

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  5. Please do make a post about it. Should make interesting reading... and let your readers (at least, one of them!) wallow in nostalgia.

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