The Fantastic Fear in Black History Fiction

The Fantastic Fear in Black History Fiction

In observance of Black History month, Willy Martinez brings to life the first Fantastic work of fiction written by a colored American. The text is Sutton E. Griggs’s novel, Imperim in Imperio, published in 1899. Imperium in Imperio: Self-published in 1899 and sold door-to-door by the author, this classic Black-American novel—a gripping exploration of oppression, …

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Dream Deferred Poem

What Happens to a Dream Deferred? A Poem by Langston Hughes

A poem by LANGSTON HUGHES What happens to a dream deferred?       Does it dry up       like a raisin in the sun?       Or fester like a sore—       And then run?       Does it stink like rotten meat?       Or crust and sugar over—       like a syrupy sweet?       Maybe it just sags       like a heavy load. Or does it... Read …

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The Most Fascinating Lovecraft Connection To Ancient Mummies?

The Most Fascinating Lovecraft Connection To Ancient Mummies?

Who would have thought that there is a connection between Lovecraft, ancient Egyptian texts, Aliester Crowley, Blavatsky, and Hollywood? We’re all familiar with the popular Hollywood stories of the dashing American hero, run amuck of the French Foreign Legion in Egypt, and faced with a mercenary charter from a beautiful British woman. The two narrowly escape …

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These Haikus were written by Willy Martinez as the weather transitioned from Summer to Fall/Winter-ish, in 2022.

6 Haikus To Blow Your Mind Past the Fall Weather

These Haikus were written by Willy Martinez as the weather transitioned from Summer to Fall/Winter-ish, in 2022. Haiku #1 These cathartic windsswoosh the tinge of thoughts I saveddeep beneath my skin 📸 by Justin Luebke Haiku #2 The weather outsideis overcast, expect rainreports David LynchI Wrote this as I looked out the window of my …

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