Two from Emily Dickinson

We return to the lovely belle of Amherst, Emily Dickinson. First we present “The Soul has Bandaged Moments” and then “I Heard a Fly Buzz.”  Stay in the know with the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on our Facebook page, and on Google+. Hear more poems and stories perfect for the season at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Music:

“Measured Paces” by Kevin McLeod (from Incompetech.com)

“Together” by Tony Longworth from “Tinsel and Fire”
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“Hollow” by Tony Longworth from “Aberration (Original Soundtrack)”
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H. P. Lovecraft’s “The Ancient Track”

I bet you didn’t know the computer company was founded by a classic gothic author, did you? No? That’s because it wasn’t. The Halloween Haunt is on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and Google+. Find more poetry and stories at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Read along with me and find much more at HPLovecraft.com

Music:

“Zombie Hoodoo” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Unnatural Situation” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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Shakespeare’s Three Witches from “Macbeth”

Witches as evil hags wasn’t a new idea at the time, but this play may be the reason that’s the first thing we think of when we think of witches. Find lots of Halloween info on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook. and Google+. And at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Read the scene for yourself here, then read the rest of the play.

Music:

“Penumbra” and “Tikopia” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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“Because I Could Not Stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson

It’s hard to believe, but I have never featured this great poet in the Haunt. I remedy this with a lovely ditty about heading into the afterlife. See you on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and Google+. Tell me what poems and stories you want to hear at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Read along and find more poetry at Poets.org.

Music:

“Nervous” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Two Souls in the Darkness” by Tony Longworth from “Dead In Love original soundtrack”
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“The Haunted Oak” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Perhaps the most disturbing poem ever presented in the Halloween Haunt, it unsettles on several levels. Find more stories and poems at  TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Like the Halloween Haunt on Facebook, follow me on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and put me in a Google+ circle.

Read the poem for yourself at ThingsThatGoBoo.

Music:

“Measured Paces,” “Despair and Triumph,” and “Interloper” by Kevin McLeod (from Incompetech.com).

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“The City in the Sea” by Edgar Allan Poe

It’s not the land of Aquaman or Sub-Mariner. This city in the sea is decidedly morbid. Enjoy. Tell us your favorite Poe, and possibly find it at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com. Make sure you circle our Google+ page, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt.

Read the classic for yourself at EAPoe.org.

Music:

“Nervous” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Relent” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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“The Oviparous Tailor” by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Oviparous means laying eggs, more or less. I’ll let you look up tailor. The mind of Mr. Beddoes was always on overdrive–before overdrive existed.  Somebody should write a movie based on this poem. Find more gothic poetry, fiction and history on HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com. You can also find the Haunt on Facebook.  Google+. and Twitter @HalloweenHaunt.

Read along on Phantom Wooer: The Thomas Lovell Beddoes Website.

Music:

Classic Horror 1” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Scarecrows” by Sam Haynes from the album “Welcome to the Horror Show”
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