my situation: the House itself.
but there is something strange about the House that I can feel.
either of real or imagined pasts.
almost imperceptibly awry,
with these uneasy intangibilities.
are not even that concrete.
none of which have made up their minds
a difficult atmosphere to live within its walls.
the House with its care and maintenance.
---Purple Mark 03/17/12
- “The very horror of my situation lies in the fact that my fears are so vague, and my suspicions depend so entirely upon small points.” Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventure of the Speckled Band, page 266.
- “That spoils my ghostliness, I am afraid, but I don’t care - there is something strange about the house - I can feel it.” Charlotte Perkins Stetson. The Yellow Wall-Paper, page 250.
- “At last the revenants became so troublesome the peasants abandoned the village and it fell solely into the possession of subtle and vindictive inhabitants who manifest their presences by shadows that fall almost imperceptibly awry, too many shadows that have no source in anything visible.” Angela Carter. The Lady of the House of Love, page 483.