Tim Burton à la Peculiar

A year or so ago, I saw Tim Burton’s name and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in the same sentence. I’m pretty sure I had a joy-induced heart attack. The novel is perfectly creepy. Our dear Señor Burton makes creepy delectable. Well, he does it for me. So yes, I’m thrilled and then some about the movie… which will be out today. My nephew and I will watch it tomorrow. Until then, I shall celebrate the occasion with a trio of illustrated haiku… obviously.

tim-burtons-miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar-children-1murder on the brow,
the peculiar acolytes
of Miss Peregrine

tim-burtons-miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar-children-2an eyeball ablaze
and crimson wings at his back—
Horace or a Borg?

tim-burtons-miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar-children-3the heart of a bird
gripping wood, rope and metal
for the eyeless Wight

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This is my entry for the Tim Burton Blog Bash, hosted by Little Gothic Horrors and Holly’s Horrorland; stop by their blogs to delight in more Burton yum. And if you haven’t done it yet, I hope you consider joining Witches in Fiction 2016: Spelling Healing into a Rotting World.

45 thoughts on “Tim Burton à la Peculiar

  1. This weekend I’ll be going to see the movie. Read two out of three of the books. I’m sure from viewing the trailers it will be a fun watch with only touches of the read. But that’s okay because TB is a genius and I’m sure I’ll love the movie. I read the first book twice because I wanted to make sure I squooze all the good juice out of it. Yum. xoxo Oma Linda

  2. “Miss Peregrine” is such a great read, and I felt the same way when I saw Tim Burton would be directing the movie version! Hope to get my hands on books #2 and #3 soon to read as well.

  3. I’ve never read the book. I don’t like to mix my movie and reading experiences – I’ll rarely do both. Well, not unless a large amount of time elapses between the two.

    I think I’ll go with the book.

  4. ” I saw Tim Burton’s name and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in the same sentence. I’m pretty sure I had a joy-induced heart attack.” the same thing happened to me!!! The books are so good and who better then Tim Burton to bring it to life on the big screen.

  5. A most Burton-tastic haiku!!! And there’s just something about a picture of a bunch of peculiar children holding garden implements as weapons that is just SO right on your blog!! And you know that I mean that in the best way possible, right?!!! 😉 ♥♥♥

    [I’ll be in touch later about the WiF details.]

  6. I enjoyed the first book, and haven’t read the second one – have you? I think this is a movie the youngest and I will go see. Movies are our big treat. 🙂 Love your haikus (is that a word?) Magaly, especially that first one!

    • I finished the trilogy. Book two and three aren’t as incredible as the first one. But the story remains good the end.

      The plural of haiku is haiku. I had no ideas in the beginning. I think Debra (She Who Seeks) dragged me out of ignorance… can’t quite remember.

  7. We are Tim Burton freaks over here. Next week we will probably go to the Drive Inns to see the movie, and I will definitely get around to the books.

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