Friday, April 20, 2018

Poets and Poems: Darren Demaree and "Two Towns Over"

Two Towns Over by poet Darren Demaree includes 56 poems, mostly short, but all powerfully aimed at the drug addiction crisis in Ohio and other states. The poems are specific to Ohio; included are several odes to different townships and poems named by towns.

Short poems. Quick reads (you might think; quick and haunting). Devastating images and metaphors.

Opiod addiction is not the first drug crisis America has faced; that mantle belongs to heroin, another opiod, developed in the some of the same laboratories as aspirin (and by the same manufacturer).

To continue reading, please see my post today at Tweetspeak Poetry.

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