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Condemned To a Fate Worse Than Edgar Allan Poe

Note to self: Never again read 'The Monk' 
by Mathew Gregory Lewis 
before drinking myself into a diabetic coma...

...All night long
The Wandering Jew requested directions to salvation;
That is to say,
Whenever I wasn't being pursued by the Bleeding Nun
- She seemed like a good enough sort
For being just another figment of my horrific imagination;
It would appear she only wanted a sanitary napkin:
"Leave me alone" I kept telling her, 
"I rarely have a spare Tampon!"
...Even in my dreams I can't seem to relate to women...
...At least I'll always be immune to Matilda's seduction...
...Because I'm only a "borderline heterosexual" 
- I'm really more of a "feline enthusiast" 
- Kinda like William S. Burroughs, I guess?

...This was quite possibly the worst nightmare I've had 
Ever since dreaming about 
Ambrose Bierce's 'The Damned Thing' 
- I wish I never had to sleep again...
...I'm terrified to dream of 'The King in Yellow' 
by Robert W. Chambers! 
I have been condemned to a fate worse than Poe!
And H.P. Lovecraft is sooo-oh-oh-oh,
Ridiculously jealous of me too!
So don't start to panic - It isn't just you...

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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