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A Light That Cannot Be Put Out

Posted in Uncategorized on July 7, 2019 by marksamuels

Three years of agony and anti-democracy against us. But the hope of freedom cannot be so easily dismissed or forgotten by despots.

Mark S.

Herr Doktor von TLO

Posted in Uncategorized on July 7, 2019 by marksamuels

Your hopes are stiff with filth.



Does that make you sufficient unto yourself?

Mark S.

All of My Oldest and Truest Friends Are Suffering Agonies

Posted in Uncategorized on July 5, 2019 by marksamuels

It’s a hard, tearful road that only age and experience teaches. Yet fighting the good fight despite all my own failures is what alone makes any sense to me. Youth has no idea about this reality: its “empathy” is always conditional. Of love it learns something only too late.


Mark S.

Embrace the Eternal.

Posted in Uncategorized on July 2, 2019 by marksamuels

Don’t listen to twisted and embittered youth. Trust in genuine experience. You’re not alone anymore.


Mark S.

Privation in the TLO

Posted in Uncategorized on June 27, 2019 by marksamuels

You’re better off being honest with yourself. Get out or get kicked out before it finally gets to you. Hate is its ultimate purpose. The longer you remain there the more spiteful you will ultimately become.


Mark S.

Woke Millennial Tale Shows Us Oldies How to write “Weird Fiction”

Posted in Uncategorized on June 20, 2019 by marksamuels

One of my absolute favourites.

Meanwhile, there are those of us, the tried and tested, who further the continuum.



Mark S.

The Decorative Imagination of Arthur Machen

Posted in Uncategorized on May 30, 2019 by marksamuels

My copy of this volume from the publisher arrived today. I haven’t delved into all of its mysteries, but am looking forward to doing so. I’m afraid that my own entry therein, an essay regarding Machen and The “Celtic” Church has something of the tediously soporific about it in this age of secular materialism, but so it goes …

Mark S.