I had to move more

on my own before

 

the wind would ever

consider me a ship.

 

I was born far away

from the ocean.  I

 

had to break myself

to spill into the sea.

 

Darren C. Demaree

 

Darren’s poems have appeared, or are scheduled to appear in numerous magazines/journals, including the South Dakota Review, Meridian, The Louisville Review, Diagram, and the Colorado Review.

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