Kore Press proudly presents The Monarchs: A Poem Sequence on audio, read by author Alison Hawthorne Deming.
Excerpt from The Monarchs: A Poem Sequence
. . . Why do we struggle to live
when the wild creatures simply do their living?
One summer I drove into this city
after an acid trip, left one friend off and
continued with another who’d gone
benignly psychotic—twelve-foot angels
standing behind him while his body turned
to sawdust. What was guiding us then
but the desire to find a deeper way?