"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 new release of The Binnacle, out of the University of Maine at Machias, has been published. Nestled inside is a poem I wrote for my friend Jeff, “A Violent Sound in Almost Every Place #158”. You can buy a copy here.