Douglas Clegg

The Poisoner’s Garden & Others

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A POISONOUS FLOWER, AN EVIL DOLL, A WELL OF MEMORY AND DREAM

Award-winning author of dark fiction, Douglas Clegg gathers 22 of his poems for the first time ever into The Poisoner’s Garden & Others, ranging from those with a dark gothic edge, to rhymes of whimsy with strange twists. Plus a Foreword and Afterword by the author.

Included in this Volume:

The Poisoner’s Garden

Why My Doll is Evil

The Salt of Undone Collars

Swimming in Underwear

Medea in Transit

My Younger Self

Toast to the Damned

Cenote of Dreams

October Wind

On All Hallow’s Eve

Song of Lupercalia

For St. Valentine’s Day

On the Ides of March

Birthday

Winter Solstice

The Christmas Smite

Elegy on a Dead Frog Found in Swimming Pool

At the Station in the Rain

Still Life

That Hardscrabble Life You’re In

Assam Tea

The Crime