Stephen De Marino
Stephen De Marino Poems
- Mud Football After dividing ourselves And having dressed ...
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- French Fries Oh man, I know this is bad But the feeling of ...
- Wood Worker Nail, dowel, screw Glue, paper, tool With these...
- Monday Before Work Gravity's firm hold Especially wearisome ...
- Denny Road Lost Love's linering echo Haunts the Denny ...
- Had Them All... I have had them all All those women who ...
This poet claims the Northern Humboldt Area of California as his home. When not writing, he is a Delivery Driver, Football Coach, Father of one, and doting husband.
Though having gone through a hiatus recently, this poet is dipping his toes back into the poetic flow, attempting to gain some surcease from madness. Having been raised colorblind in a color bound world, his naivety at the ... more »
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After dividing ourselves
And having dressed
In near angelic whiteness
Do we stroll upon the field
We shout our guttural cries
Ritual insults as required
By the customs of the game
The we gather to our respective sides
And with a kick of pigskin
We are off
Flurries of muck
Marking our trails
As we enthusastically charge
Throwing ourselves into fray
Bodies collide and fall
Sliding through the ooze
That we play upon
No one keeps score
For victory is not our aim
Merely to enjoy the day
Embracing each other at the end
Since no matter ...