Thoughts on Dracula and Modern Vampirism.
‘The Vampyre’ was written by John Polidori in 1819, almost 40 years before Bram Stoker writes “Dracula”. It depicts what many believe to be Vlad the Impaler, with inspiration from other European folklore, to bring about a malicious character who stalks the night; yet remains an aristocratic stereotype. The original ‘Vampyre’, Lord Ruthven, is reminiscent of...
Become lazy and unproductive as of late. Better fix that sharpish. - FbW.
Working on my Poetry.
I don’t feel overly confident about my most recent work of poetry. It’s longer than my usual lot, and will hopefully form the centre of my supposed book, capturing why I started writing, but also the idea of needing attention and how we as humans seek it. I’m going to give the initial 8 or 10 poems to those I trust the most with them for a read, just to see if I’m on the...
There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is to...– Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray (via obsessedwith-you)
Thoughts on Dorian Gray and Mortality.
When thinking about Dorian Gray as a concept, it’s important to remember the features of the time. He comes to us as a product of this new-found Hedonism, where good-living and enjoyment are to be our only concerns. What strikes me more about Gray is the resonance the character still has in modern society. Recent adaptations have gotten rid of the seemingly outdated homosexual references and...
Going to start doing literature based pieces from my course. Hope that’s okay.
4am walks with Miss Alix Walston, talking about everything and relinquishing issues to the sea. Good times :) -FbW.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the...– Nietzsche (via fauxerious)
I stand atop the void with the particle form filling an empty memory. I’m here - indifferent, but here, and my sigh is made of sharp, over-blown glass. “There’s pale remorse, there’s pointless discourse. I’m simple but I’m trying regardless.
I look to the sea, and I see no justice, Please, Please Stay. I remember my mind, and i mind myself, Please, Please Stay. I depict innocent pictures, and picture awful loss, Please, Please Stay. I harness my duties, my duties are right, Please, Please Remain. ——- For unwritten covenant, and love lost love, I Must, I Will, I Must. For causes not followed, and company not...
If I ever complain about anything, ever again people are allowed to hit me hard. -FearBuildsFuckingWalls.