Sunday, August 30, 2015

Marché aux Puces (Flea Market), by Joseph Dorazio

Marché aux Puces (Flea Market), by Joseph Dorazio


Marché aux Puces


(Flea Market)



You don’t bargain


for the itch to scratch


— it comes attached,


the way the past


comes hitched


to the present.


Don’t resent it.


The oldfangled


is still of use: reach


inside your purse,


buy it with change


that’s loose.



— Joseph Dorazio



Joseph Dorazio’s poems have appeared widely in print and online. He lives and writes in Wayne.

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