Carrion Comfort

Carrion Comfort  By Gerard Manley Hopkins Not, I’ll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee; Not untwist — slack they may be — these last strands of man In me ór, most weary, cry I can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. But ah, but O thou… Read more Carrion Comfort


I wrote this ages ago for Frankenstein I’m not quite sure why I didn’t post it. The first time I ever heard of Frankenstein was on Cartoon Network many years ago. It was on something like Courage the Cowardly Dog show. That is one of the few shows I can recall where the villains looked… Read more Frankenstein

Birds of a Feather

One of the biggest things from Wide Sargasso Sea that stuck out for me was the image of a bird trying desperately to escape a fire and the image of a woman gleefully embracing the fire like an old lover. The cycle of a phoenix is a common trope in some fantasy novels. It lives… Read more Birds of a Feather