” Quoth the raven -“Nevermore”.”
Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Raven’
One of the famous ravens at the Tower Of London – darkly majestic avians that rule the roost and would seem to know all the secrets of the place, secrets that, erm, might otherwise be nevermore…
Yesterday’s post picture revisited and re-imagined.
There’s been something bugging me about it and I feel the need to inject a touch more terror into this architectural mishap.
Somewhere in the back of my mind is that classic horror short story by Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Cask Of Amontillado’,which I read a number of times as a teen .
Brick by awful brick ,the victim Fortunato is walled into a niche in a cellar.
I used to wonder how long he lasted, yelling for help, screaming with fear maybe.
No one to hear him.
Like this old building’s silent scream…