Daniel G. Snethen
dare dream of
chasing Gunpowder and Crane
Daniel G. Snethen is the owner and publisher of Darkling Publications. He
serves as vice-president of the South Dakota State Poetry Society. In May 2017, 10 pages
of his poetry was anthologized in Resurrection
of a Sunflower, a tribute to Vincent Van Gogh, curated by Catfish McDaris.
Snethen's poetry has been published by Bear
Creek Haiku; Cover of Darkness; Danse Macabre; Dark Gothic Resurrected; Haiku
Journal; The Horror Zine; Miller's
Pond; Pasque Petals: Thirteen Myna Birds, and several other
publishers of poetry. Snethen also coaches oral interpretation of literature and Poetry
Out Loud. He has qualified two high school students for the National Poetry Out Loud competition
in Washington DC and has had the SD State Poetry Out Loud runner-up on two separate occasions.
His favorite poet is William Blake and his favorite poem is “The Rhyme of the Ancient
Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.