near your eyebrow

Darren C. Demaree

i told my daughter near your eyebrow is the ability to raise your eyebrow which can trigger the questioning you should use in every moment because i donít want to freak you out completely but there is nothing in this world i am absolutely sure is real in fact you are the linchpin that keeps me buying in to this reality and if it ever turns out that you were more an idea of a daughter a waterfall that is actually a river and i am laying down with my head to the side then i will take both of my hands out of this sandbox so quickly that it will tear a hole in the giant pain


Darren C. Demaree is the author of seven poetry collections, most recently A Fire Without Light (2017, Nixes Mate Books).††His eighth collection Two Towns Over was recently selected the winner of the Louise Bogan Award from Trio House Press, and is due out March 2018.††He is the Managing Editor of the Best of the Net Anthology and Ovenbird Poetry.††He is currently living in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and children.

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