In The Dark Times
The poem was written in response to Trump's first few months in office; I wanted to offer myself some hope. We've been working from home during the pandemic, so this dinning room doubles as my wife's office and our writing room after-hours.
Andres Rojas' first full-length book, Third Winter in Our Second Country, will be out from Trio House Press in 2021. He is the author of two chapbooks, and his poetry has been featured in the Best New Poets anthology and has appeared in AGNI, Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Diode Poetry Journal, Massachusetts Review, New England Review, and Poetry Northwest, among others.