Poetry from Darren C. Demaree

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ODE TO THE CORNER OF THE DRUG HOUSE DOWN THE GRAVEL ROAD OFF THE TWO-LANE HIGHWAY #14

I smell mint.
I smell mint.
Have I been

eating mints
for meals
this week?

How shallow
the non-rattle
of my pockets.
.

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Darren C. Demaree is the author of six poetry collections, most recently Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly (2016, 8th House Publishing). He is the Managing Editor of the Best of the Net Anthology and Ovenbird Poetry. He lives and writes in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and children.

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