dark places are where I reside,
the memory of unwanted touches,
bring the demons alive,
clawing and grabbing,
addicts desperate to meet their needs,
cynical and abused,
the self unloved,
a concept forgot along the way,
dark places are where I reside.
Douglas Polk is a poet living in the wilds of central Nebraska with his wife and two boys. He has had over 150 poems, three books of poems, and two children's books published. Poetry books are: In My Defense, The Defense Rests, On Appeal. The children's books are: The Legend of Garle Pond, and Marie's Home.