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EMILY AS WE SMELL THE DARK SOIL

I never needed
& I never expected
there to be light.

 

EMILY AS THE COLOR IS A HYMN

 Seven times
I asked
to be blinded

by her all-color
& yet, she forced me
to believe

in her more
than she could
show me.

 


About the Author

Darren Demaree‘s poems have appeared, or are scheduled to appear in numerous magazines/journals, including Diode, Meridian, New Letters, Diagram, and the Colorado Review. He 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 and writing in Columbus, Ohio with my wife and children.

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