Mazza’s Vignette #101

If the marrow was fireworks and alcohol, the quick promises that never bother to shrug
when they run out of technique, then we should have never worried when the last five
years looked eerily similar to a dog humping the air to completion.

Darren C. Demaree‘s poems have appeared, or are forthcoming in The South Dakota Review, Meridian, The Louisville Review, Diagram, and The Colorado Review. He is the author of As We Refer To Our Bodies (2013, 8th House), Temporary Champions (2014, Main Street Rag), The Pony Governor (2015, After the Pause Press), and Not For Art Nor Prayer (2015, 8th House). He is the Managing Editor of the Best of the Net Anthology.