Tuesday, February 16, 2016


While he lies in his box, snugly dozing
You surmise something's noxious, start nosing
You are hot on the scent
Of a not-too-fresh gent
And surprise the old fox, decomposing.

David Cairns

Thomas Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) uncovers the fragrant Count Orlok (Max Schreck) in Nosferatu (F. W. Murnau; 1922).

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