"Darren is a dangerous dreamer, concocting love poems to his home state, and pastorals to his true love. But there's always something more beneath the surface: sex and violence, villainy, mutilation, uneasy redemption and troubled ecstasy. These poems are pins pressed deep in the disfigured heart of America. They work a dark magic on the reader — they're unsettling in necessary ways." Christopher Michel
I got my contributor’s copies in the mail today from the Santa Clara Review. These things are beautiful. Inside this fine production is a poem of mine, “Poem for My Unborn Thomas #25”. You can pick up a copy here.