Emily as the Lavender Irises Burst

By on May 26, 2019 in Poetry

Wood sculptor sculpting superimposed on twilight woods

& watching
the sky lose

a battle to Emily’s
carving, I am

working a way
through the wood
& chasing

her colors
as they take
over the night.


Darren C. Demaree is living in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and daughter. He has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, and his first full manuscript, tentatively entitled As We Refer To Our Bodies, is forthcoming by 8th House Publishing House.