Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


‘obvious metaphor’


though pretty

the dandelions

choke and

kill the




listen to this poem



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4 thoughts on “obvious metaphor

  1. tara caribou says:

    I love dandelion. Their roots attract earthworms and every part of the plant is edible. A field of dandelion is beautiful to me.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      don’t tell, but I actually enjoy looking at dandelions as well…

      they just suck if you’re a stickler for your lawn (which I am no longer). 🙂

      1. tara caribou says:

        It will be our secret 😉

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