Metro North Gothic — Scorn

the inescapable smugness of the Already Seated

“Do you dare?”

photo: Oliver Dumoulin

by Joe Váradi

Those looks.

Those smug looks.

Of scorn. And disdain.

Looking up from their morning papers
just long enough to judge, to
cut me down to size.

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poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent

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Joe Váradi

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Editor of No Crime in Rhymin' and Language Lab | ..."come for the sarcasm, stay for my soft side"

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