From Issue 13: Replacing the Monument #8

Darren Demaree
We must become more
than the dirt
& the double shadow
of our shuffling times
& if it means we must
build a theater
to tell each story about
each fire that took a silo,
then that’s what it means.

Darren C. Demaree is the author of six poetry collections, most recently “Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly (2016, 8th House Publishing). He is the Managing Editor of the Best of the Net Anthology and Ovenbird Poetry. He is currently living in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and children.