The Poisoner's Garden and Others

The Poisoner's Garden and Others

by Douglas Clegg

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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. 110 pages in its print edition.

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


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

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940161265352
Publisher: Douglas Clegg
Publication date: 05/07/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 705 KB

About the Author

Douglas Clegg is the author of many novels and stories of horror, gothic, fantasy, and suspense, including Bad Karma, Neverland, and The Hour Before Dark. His first poetry collection, The Poisoner's Garden & Others, was published in 2019.

His books have been published by Simon & Schuster, Bantam Doubleday Dell, Signet, Penguin/Ace, Kensington, Dorchester, Cemetery Dance Publications, and Alkemara Press.

Douglas lives and writes on the New England coast, where he lives with his husband of more than 30 years. He is currently working on new stories, novels and poetry.

Date of Birth:

April 1, 1958

Place of Birth:

Alexandria, Virginia

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