Joseph DeMarco

Rookie - 178 Points (July 19th 1976 / Jamaica Queens-NYC)

Dancing With Dragonflies - Poem by Joseph DeMarco

Flip-pity fly,
Swoop-pity sail
Catch a dragonfly
By the tail
If he buzzes
Let him bail
Flip-pity fly,
Swoop-pity sail

My mother said
that looks are only
skin deep
and it's on
the inside that counts
but society has
other ideas

The best ones
are not
the most attractive
they certainly aren't
the nicest

She was after
my money
She was trying
to change me
She wants me
to be more fit

My mother said
to pick
the best one
and you

By: Joe DeMarco

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophy

Comments about Dancing With Dragonflies by Joseph DeMarco

  • Godfrey Morris (5/30/2015 7:08:00 PM)

    Enjoyable piece of poetry (Report) Reply

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  • Tally Lace (7/4/2013 4:02:00 AM)

    This poem made me smile, it was enjoyable(: (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (6/28/2013 7:35:00 PM)

    catching dragon fly, good poem, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 28, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 13, 2014

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