Emily as These Bad Choices

8417546428_ba9d73325f_b_woman-in-sun

Every tip
of the temple
I built

for Emily
was for Emily.
That was

too much.
She needs
context

to become
the jawline
for the sun.

 

Photo by Lotus Carroll

Darren Demaree

Darren Demaree

Darren Demaree's poems have appeared, or are scheduled to appear in numerous magazines/journals, including the South Dakota Review, Meridian, The Louisville Review, Diagram, and the Colorado Review.

He is the author of As We Refer To Our Bodies (2013, 8th House), Temporary Champions (2014, Main Street Rag), The Pony Governor (2015, After the Pause Press), and Not For Art Nor Prayer (2015, 8th House). He is also the Managing Editor of the Best of the Net Anthology.

Darren currently lives and writes in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and children.
Darren Demaree

Latest posts by Darren Demaree (see all)


%d bloggers like this: