Short Story Saturday – The Cats of Ulthar

He is the kin of the jungle’s lords, and heir to the secrets of hoary and sinister Africa. The Sphinx is his cousin, and he speaks her language; but he is more ancient than the Sphinx, and remembers that which she hath forgotten.

Short Story Saturday – The Battle that Ended the Century by H. P. Lovecraft & Robert H. Barlow

The Battle that Ended the Century By H. P. Lovecraft & Robert H. Barlow On the eve of the year 2001 a vast crowd of interested spectators were present amidst the romantic ruins of Cohen’s Garage, on the former site of New York, to witness a fistic encounter between two renowned champions of the strange-storyContinue reading “Short Story Saturday – The Battle that Ended the Century by H. P. Lovecraft & Robert H. Barlow”

The Allowable Rhyme by H. P. Lovecraft

The Allowable Rhyme By H. P. Lovecraft “Sed ubi plura nitent in carmine, non ego paucis Offendar maculis.” —Horace. The poetical tendency of the present and of the preceding century has been divided in a manner singularly curious. One loud and conspicuous faction of bards, giving way to the corrupt influences of a decaying generalContinue reading “The Allowable Rhyme by H. P. Lovecraft”

Cats and Dogs by H. P. Lovecraft

I thought I’d share one of Lovecraft’s essays with you today. They don’t get published as much as his fiction but I find them so interesting! Cats and Dogs By H. P. Lovecraft Being told of the cat-and-dog fight about to occur in the Blue Pencil Club—a new thing for your circle, perhaps, though notContinue reading “Cats and Dogs by H. P. Lovecraft”