Sunday, May 3, 2009

Desolation Galleries: Malibu Beach Fire

Desolation Galleries: Malibu Beach Fire

"DURING the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher. I know not how it was — but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit. I say insufferable; for the feeling was unrelieved by any of that half-pleasurable, because poetic, sentiment, with which the mind usually receives even the sternest natural images of the desolate or terrible." -- The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher - Full Text

Desolation Galleries: Malibu Beach FireDesolation Galleries: Malibu Beach Fire

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