Love Craft

Promoted from a sidebar link, this wonderful essay on the King Curdler, HP “Saucy” Lovecraft.

“He was also frightened of invertebrates, marine life in general, temperatures below freezing, fat people, people of other races, race-mixing, slums, percussion instruments, caves, cellars, old age, great expanses of time, monumental architecture, non-Euclidean geometry, deserts, oceans, rats, dogs, the New England countryside, New York City, fungi and molds, viscous substances, medical experiments, dreams, brittle textures, gelatinous textures, the color gray, plant life of diverse sorts, memory lapses, old books, heredity, mists, gases, whistling, whispering—the things that did not frighten him would probably make a shorter list.”

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  1. Pentadact

    Wow, is it possible he just wrote down that list and then strung them together with a few other words?I should try that.

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