Treasure Island

Ahmad Shiddiqi

(March 7,1974 / Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia)

American Gothic


(dedicated to Kim Schilling, a poet friend)

wild
tense
exotic
anguish

castle
almost ruin
ghosts
mysterious

secrets
gr uesome
characters
specific setting

a girl
clever
escape
faith's power

soul
fear
deepest
unconscio us

first
American
professional
au thor

four
horror
novels
in two years

Ormond
Wieland
Arthur Mervyn
Edgar Huntley

a pioneer to
Edgar Allan Poe
Herman Melville
Nathaniel Hawthorne

(inspired by Charles Brockden Brown's novels)

Submitted: Sunday, August 17, 2008
Edited: Sunday, February 15, 2009

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