Piranha and Bungle by Joseph Dorazio



A partial list

of pariahs

surely includes



like Adam

& Eve. The

latter bobs

for apples,

the former for

bodies & bones.


for Charlotte





Intent on making a fly,

God began to multi-task

and set to work on man.


But things went awry. Man

was supposed to get

the wings


and the compound eyes, but

got instead intellect—

the proboscis he inserts


in regurgitated matter,

while fly vomits bliss

and dies within an hour.


Joseph Dorazio


Joseph Dorazio’s poems have appeared widely in print and online.  Mr. Dorazio lives and writes in Wayne, Pennsylvania.  www.josephdorazio.com


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