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Courting Demons - A Collection of Dark Verse

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Thirty-two poems from the pen of horror writer and poet, Lily Childs. Exploring supernatural and personal demons this poetry collection blends psychological suffering and dark gothic delight.

Sometimes taboo, often dangerous the poems leave questions unanswered and demand explanation. Fantastical beings spread themselves across the pages but no creature is so terrifying as
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Kindle Edition, 62 pages
Published by Ganglion Press (first published October 5th 2011)
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Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw
Oct 13, 2011 Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone!
Recommended to Veronica Marie by: Lily Childs
I "stole" a few minutes tonight to start reading this gem...

A little excerpt from La Sanguinette -

"I drink of you one last time.
Tears spill to wash you clean.
Your body flails. It spasms, it kicks.
Spines and spikes pierce your curvature, pricking you dead you dead in sweet sacrifice. My mouth, drips scarlet.
I lick your life away."

Wow! That literally took my breath away!

Lily has written some amazing verse... and I have only scratched surface here.. I have much more to read... what I have rea
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Lily Childs... writes dark fiction, horror and chilling mysteries. She is currently completing her first novel, a supernatural asylum thriller set in the south of England.

Her gothic horrors, ghost stories and crime tales have been published in anthologies, most recently: The House of Three: a Short Story (Ganglion Press), The Twistweaver’s Son in The Demonologia Biblica (Western Legends Publishing
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