With Halloween coming up, you can’t help but think about spooky spaces and creepy décor to get you in the mood for the festivities.
Have I got the perfect bookish place for you.
I was recently in Baltimore visiting a friend, and being of a readerly persuation, of course we had to make a special stop at the grave site of Edgar Allen Poe. It’s tucked away in a little gated area, and despite the fact that it’s not terribly close to the hustle and bustle of the touristy harbour, there was a fair amount of foot traffic making the pilgrimage to the poet’s grave. The monument to Poe is close to the entrance, with the grave a little ways away. The graveyard it tiny and very, very tightly packed, with narrow, topsy-turvey stone pavers leading from one grave to the next.
Take a look at some snaps from the site:
So what do you think? Not terribly creepy in full sun, but just imagine what it would look like on a cool, grey day at dusk. Shivers!