Joseph DeMarco

Rookie - 113 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
are
not
it

By: Joe DeMarco


Comments about Dancing With Dragonflies by Joseph DeMarco

  • Silver Star - 3,535 Points Godfrey Morris (5/30/2015 7:08:00 PM)

    Enjoyable piece of poetry (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Tally Lace (7/4/2013 4:02:00 AM)

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

  • Gold Star - 45,279 Points Gajanan Mishra (6/28/2013 7:35:00 PM)

    catching dragon fly, good poem, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 28, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 13, 2014


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