Joseph DeMarco

Rookie - 218 Points (July 19th 1976 / Jamaica Queens-NYC)

Joseph DeMarco Poems

41. Wil Wheaton 7/27/2014
42. Extinction Is Forever 12/20/2014
43. Serenity Later Prayer 12/20/2014
44. My. Blue. Heaven 4/13/2014
45. The Browns' Dinner Party 4/28/2014
46. Ode To The Duckdive 12/14/2007
47. Dear Miss Rigby, 1/1/2009
48. Magic Words 2/1/2008
49. St. Valentine's Day Massacre 8/7/2009
50. Literal And Figurative 4/8/2008
51. I Met A Young Girl, She Gave Me A Rainbow 5/26/2010
52. Still Life With The Lorax 5/10/2010
53. Mother Culture's Lullabye - The Culling Song 7/24/2014
54. We Can'T Work It Out 3/19/2015
55. Rainy Day In Baseballland 10/12/2007
56. Huckleberry Finn's Raft 1/1/2009
57. The Persistence Of Memory 10/26/2010

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The Persistence Of Memory

We all hear the internal clock ticking,
A self-contained Doomsday device,
Melting like a candle in the desert heat

Shaded by our consciousness,
We try to ignore the Fun House mirrors
That manipulate our memory.

Our minds as flat as pancakes
Are screaming for persistence
And there's something that looks slightly like a deflated goose on the sand.

Our memories are not real
They happen to be past-tense fantasies
Reality souped-up on steroids

Hounding us like a dog
we bargain with memory
and give in to its demands.

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Magic Words

In the land of the lost
They dug up a book of magic spells today
No one had seen spells like this before
Some of them were extremely weird
The cover of the book said:
PO-etry
And the people wondered if PO-etry was a black or white magic. The book was sent to an expert in magic and his assistant for examining.

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