Ruth
Unfortunately I don't remember the names of the books anymore, but I remember the stories in them. When I was in middle school a classmate borrowed me some books about horror stories. I think... stories of Lovecraft, Maupassant, Horacio de Quiroga and others were in there. I remember one about a girl who was dying and was prostrated in bed. When she finally died they realized there was blood in the pillow, and a huge flea drained her. Or that one about a sudden disease that affected specific buildings in a city and at the end they realized it was the rats that went through some ancient paths and tunnels connecting them. All these stories marked my interest about humans, their angst and sorrows and deepest fear of the unknown or for the loneliness. Also, reading dark poetry as that of Rimbaud was important in my life. I remember I got enchanted with the first poem I read of him, "the drunken boat"
Oct 7, 2021 4:29 PM
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Unfortunately I don't remember the names of the books anymore, but I remember the stories in them. When I was in middle school a classmate loaned me some books with horror stories. I think... stories of Lovecraft, Maupassant, Horacio de Quiroga and others were in there. I remember one about a girl who was dying and was prostrated in bed. When she finally died they realized there was blood in the pillow, and a huge flea had drained her. Or that one about a sudden disease that affected specific buildings in a city and at the end they realized it was the rats that went through some ancient paths and tunnels connecting them. All these stories sparked my interest about humans, their angst and sorrows and deepest fear of the unknown or of loneliness. Also, reading dark poetry like that of Rimbaud was important in my life. I remember I became enchanted with the first poem I read by him, "the drunken boat"
Amazing! Great job!
October 7, 2021
Unfortunately I don't remember the names of the books anymore, but I remember the stories in them. When I was in middle school a classmate lent me some books with horror stories. I think... stories from Lovecraft, Maupassant, Horacio de Quiroga and others were in there. I remember one about a girl who was dying and was prostrate in bed. When she finally died they realized there was blood in the pillow. A huge flea had drained her. Or that one about a sudden disease that affected specific buildings in a city and in the end they realized it was the rats that went through some ancient paths and tunnels connecting them. All these stories engaged my interest in humans, their angst and sorrows and deepest fear of the unknown or loneliness. Also, reading dark poetry like that of Rimbaud was important in my life. I remember I got enchanted with the first poem I read of him, "the drunken boat"
I'm looking that poem up
October 7, 2021
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