LeMerigot and Ocean
She told me she'd seen a lot of hotel room ceilings
in her twenties
some were stuccoed, others painted
a few had chandeliers
there was crown moulding
Some were wide and spacious
flawless and smooth
others had faults of tiny spiderwebs
none of them, however
had any answers
Daniel Ames is a poet living and working in Detroit, Michigan.
His first book of poetry, FEASTING AT THE TABLE OF THE DAMNED, was a semi-finalist in the GoodReads Choice Awards for Best Books of 2011.
Daniels' poems have been featured in, but not limited to: Magnolia: A Florida Journal of Literary and Fine Arts, Merge, Bijou Poetry Review, The Tower Journal, Tenemos, Edison Literary Review, Tonopah Review, Iodine Poetry Journal, Pulsar Poetry UK, Camroc Press Review, and Stone's Throw Magazine.