Horror Is a Kind of Play

Music: Mathis der Maler: Versuchung des heiligen Antonius.
By Paul Hindemith. Sequenced by David Siu at Kunst der Fuge.

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Nicholas Gordon

Horror is a kind of play,
need to undergo
Life along the borderline,
Lest death be just a name.
On Halloween we dream away
What wailing we well know,
Enchanted by the danger sign
Each savors up and down the spine,
Near haunts that are no game.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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