A Brief Visit to Bonnyville

Having re-read it today, I think I have understood it perhaps for the first time.

EDIT: More comments in the gull stream below…

Cloistered by Ravelled Bones & Ruined Walls

Another Mount Abraxas book with which I am involved…

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Cloistered by ravelled bones and ruined walls,
The myrmidon in such obsequious halls
Is a dead monument to once ancient hope,
His head empty, his limbs in knotted lope.

THE DES LEWIS GESTALT REAL-TIME REVIEWS

To RAVEL means both to Disentangle and to Entangle.

CLOISTERED BY RAVELLED BONES AND RUINED WALLS is a new book I am proud to share with luminaries Polish and Romanian.
Also my own way of unravelling Brexit.

MOUNT ABRAXAS 2017

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BEYOND THE BALCONY

by DF Lewis
Eight fictions

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Vistas of Ruin and Decay

A Ruinenlust Journey Through Weird Fiction

by Sławomir Wielhorski

This Journey features Vistas of Edgar Allan Poe, Stefan Grabinski, Ramsey Campbell, Thomas Ligotti, Eddie M. Angerhuber, Joel Lane, Wojciech Gunia and much else.

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“Life is an abandoned Amusement, a pleasure of ruins. Few are the solitary souls with a penchant for the sublime who spend their existence being irresistibly attracted to crumbling buildings and abandoned places. This book is an ode to this particular attraction – the feeling of Ruinenlust. Part fiction collection, part ensemble of essays, the volume presents a collaboration of two minds…

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Les Éditions de L’Oubli

A DEAD MONUMENT TO ONCE ANCIENT HOPE
I always wondered what this title meant

A Dead Monument To Once Ancient Hope

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The three photos immediately above and below (2008, 2013 and 2014 respectively) © DF Lewis

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Publication Date: Nov 2013

A DEAD MONUMENT TO ONCE ANCIENT HOPE

And, thus, if Hope was once Ancient it can now no longer be Ancient: it is now.

I am particularly proud to be published by Ex Occidente Press because — as you can tell just from the evidence below — they have been second to none in recent years in keeping alive fine physical books and the rich tradition of Weird Literature.

My own collection of Ex Occidente Books as of 1 Dec 2013 – ADMTOAH being the top one at the front;
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ONLY IMAGINE

 

ONLY IMAGINE: Fiction, Interpretation, and Imagination by Kathleen Stock

I am now reading this book about Extreme Intentionalism

EDIT: See first comment in comment stream below.