i was part of the harvest i like to tell myself that this was because i was part of the bloom i was part of the harvest why was i ever considered part of a crop i was part of the harvest let’s re-visit the field party i was part of the harvest ohio’s farmers are the cruelest of farmers i was part of the harvest and i refuse to consider the dancing of the wind
Darren C. Demaree is the author of eight poetry collections, most recently “Two Towns Over”, which was selected the winner of the Louise Bogan Award from Trio House Press. He is the recipient of a 2018 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and the Nancy Dew Taylor Award from Emrys Journal. 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.