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Vampire Poetry from Francis Englishes 0

Vampire Poetry from Francis Englishes

This archaic poet is little known today, but his words have inspired artists for centuries. Here is one of my favorite vampire poems: I burn, when in excess of wine He soils those snowy arms of thine Or on thy lips the fierce-fond boy Marks with his teeth the furious joy But fav’ring Venus watchful o’re thy joy Shall lay thee secret near th’ impassioned boy His panting bosom shall be prest to thine And his dear lips, thy breathless lips shall join With active tongue he’ll dart the humid kiss And on thy neck indent his eager bliss…

Quest of the Red King- The Search for Werewolves 0

Quest of the Red King- The Search for Werewolves

No mention of werewolves would be complete without a mention of Montague Summers, werewolf hunter extraordinaire, or his predacessor Sabine Baring-Gould. For the record, werewolves are most known for unbridled cruelty, bestial ferocity, and ravening hunger. History states a werewolf has:

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