"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 from Ship of Fools, including my poem “Emily As A Triumphant Paean To Beauty, Love, and – Perhaps Most Surprisingly – Getting Older”, has been released. You can get a copy of it right here.