Haiku: Ends

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com Silence and darknessFall asleep and lose my friends -watching the world end Copyright Francis 2022

Life of Noir 2020

Photo by Nick Bondarev on Pexels.com I am tired of this lifeof noir the greyness of sealskinpulled taught over my face this indoor sterility staringthrough smeared glass So go on, batter me flatO wind and rain I'll live out visceral dreamsbefore plagues of locusts blot out this pretending sky Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Book Review # 210: Mexican Gothic — The Pine-Scented Chronicles (Reblog)

Horror in High House Mexican-born writer Silvia Moreno-Garcia is on the rise. Currently residing in Canada, Moreno-Garcia became a household name when her 2019 novel, Gods of Jade and Shadows became an instant bestseller. It earned several accolades and was even nominated for the 2019 Nebula Award Best Novel category and the 2019 Locus Award, […]Book … Continue reading Book Review # 210: Mexican Gothic — The Pine-Scented Chronicles (Reblog)

Wheel of the Year: Samhain — About the Jez of It (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fHkR7ihE9iQ?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent 31 Oct – 1 Nov Samhain, ‘Halloween,’ or All Hallows is a festival of death that occurs at the end of the Celtic agricultural cycle. It is also the Celtic New Year…Wheel of the Year: Samhain — About the Jez of It *Samhain festival and 'Celtic'.

The Great Descent Towards Samhain — Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland (Reblog)

Enjoy the following audio file… A reading from my latest book, “Walking Between Worlds”… Link to the Bealtaine Cottage Bookstore: https://bealtainecottage.com/bealtaine-cottage-bookstore/ Bealtaine Cottage books are available only from this website. The days of long shadows are with us once more. Evening descends more quickly, as the light disappears into the western skies. We have passed […]The … Continue reading The Great Descent Towards Samhain — Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland (Reblog)