Monday, June 17, 2013


by Joseph Dorazio

Image source: Cone10 Studios

What's forbidden
always entices,
as was the case with Eve,
who wasn't as peckish as
we were lead to believe,
or with Pandora who was
admonished:  don't open
this box!
  If only
we were granted
free access from the start
so knowledge & reason
could flourish. This
would have greatly
pleased Descartes.

Joseph Dorazio
is the author of three volumes of poetry.  His latest book, AS IS, earned an Editor's Choice Award at iUniverse.