WAR COMMENTARY #17 by Darren Demaree

i am seduced by every open face it really is quite easy to fall in love with the slight crinkle of another person’s face how often we remove the goodbyes from our mouths and are better for it how often we can be rounded into a moon worth the tide of another person


Darren C. Demaree is the author of six poetry collections, most recently “Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly” (2016, 8th House Publishing). His seventh collection “Two Towns Over” was recently selected the winner of the Louise Bogan Award from Trio House Press, and is due out March 2018. 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.