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W. Adam Mandelbaum
W. Adam Mandelbaum is a New York attorney, from Oyster Bay, practicing in the fields of criminal and divorce law. He is also the author of The Psychic Battlefield: A History of the Military-Occult Complex (St. Martins, 2000), the first extensive history of psychic spying. His poetry has been aired nationwide on "The Romantic Hours," a syndicated show, and has appeared in various publications and on the web.
Drunk deep of dark liquer
And with each languid breath
And She shall bear his mark,
["Dark Dreamer" appeared in Vampire Journal in 1991 and was read by Mr. Mandelbaum on a show scripted for "Romantic Hours" in October, 2002. The poem appears here with the permission of Mr. Mandelbaum.]