"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
The print edition of Gambling the Aisle (Summer 2013) has been published. Next to some pretty terrific art is “Emily As Not Fate, Not Lightning”, “Emily As An Event”, and “Emily As the Air Trembles With Our Voices”. You can roust up a copy here.