Banshee’s Scream Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem I have composed about one of this season’s most important Faeries. Banshee’s Scream by Maranda Wabik Scream of the Banshee Wailing woman Washer at the Ford Detecting Death Warning of Doom Crying at those dying Attached to a family Not the demonic screamer She is…

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My Top 5 Favorite Vampire Novels

I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite vampire novels for today’s post.   The two highest ranked ones on this list nearly tied, but I had to separately rank them, so this is where I put them after much thought!   I realize that some of these are technically series, but it…

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Season of the Witch Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem that I have composed about this time of year. Season of the Witch by Maranda Wabik Now is the time Of crisp Autumn leaves Of Vampire Kisses Of Witchy Wishes Of horror films Of haunted houses Of magic Now is the time To embrace the…

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Charmed as a Love Child of The Craft and Practical Magic

For today’s post, I have decided to share my thoughts about how Charmed is related to both The Craft and Practical Magic.   I have heard that many fans of The Craft feel a need to disparage Charmed as a series due to the similarities in content. In truth, while I see the connections that…

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The Vampiric Faery

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at Faery and vampire tales and how the two can overlap.   Several types of faeries could be viewed as vampiric.   Two good examples are the Leanan Sidhe and the Dearg Due, with the latter being the closest that Irish legend has to the…

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Gothic Faery Wonderland Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about my Faery lifestyle! Gothic Faery Wonderland by Maranda Wabik A dark Faery Walks through WONDERLAND A place of Magic A place of Enchantment A place of  The Dead A place of  Horror A place of  Ethereal Dreams A place of  Phantasmagoric Beauty Welcome to…

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Long Live the Pumpkin Queen Review

For today’s post, I have decided to do a book review of the new Nightmare Before Christmas continuation novel, Long Live the Pumpkin Queen.   This book, by Shea Ernshaw, is something that I have been waiting to read for over a year, as the publication was pushed back several times.   I finally got…

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Catherine Earnshaw, A Faery Changeling?

For today’s post, I have decided to do a discussion of an interesting alternate interpretation of the character of Catherine Earnshaw based on close reading of the novel and folkloric research.   This is something that has been on my mind since my most recent re-read of Wuthering Heights.   My favorite theory about Catherine…

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Mabon Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem I have written about today’s holiday!   I adore the Autumnal Equinox and the season as a whole, so this poem is a tribute to that. Mabon by Maranda Wabik Summer turning to Fall As the second HARVEST Reaps what  Has been SOWN Crisp air…

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My Top 5 Favorite Books About the Morrigan

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite books on the Morrigan.    Number 5: The Morrigan: Meeting the Great Queens by Morgan Daimler ~Morgan Daimler is a modern expert in all things Faery.   By extension, this makes her an ideal person to write about the Great Queen and…

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