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Nov 2022 · 293
Relatively Speaking
Joe Marcello Nov 2022
So many events have occurred
For reasons we cannot conjure a clue
That someone from the future has never intervened
Tells me time travel can never be true
May 2022 · 98
EGGED ON
Joe Marcello May 2022
All this talk about genders is a bit confusing
All emotions have been torn
But then again, I was a man trapped in a woman's body
Until the day I was born
May 2022 · 132
THE BABY AND BATHWATER
Joe Marcello May 2022
There are many advocates for voting rights
They say, more people voting, the better in touch
Although when it comes to voting for abortion rights
Wouldn't you know it? Maybe not so much
Apr 2022 · 202
SICK OF IT
Joe Marcello Apr 2022
I long for the days before the Internet
When ignorance was bliss and life was carefree
Now with every ache and pain, I've become aware
Of just how many diseases it could be
Apr 2022 · 117
EXIT STAGE REICH
Joe Marcello Apr 2022
President Putin has always had a plan to extricate himself
In case he was unable to take this hill
He will claim victory by eliminating the Nazis
As he sticks the rest of the world with the bill
Apr 2022 · 242
TURNING THE OTHER CHEEK
Joe Marcello Apr 2022
With cancel culture and the banning of words
Free speech is being put in its place
When comedians can no longer make a joke
Now that's a real slap in the face
Mar 2022 · 105
A NO VOTE
Joe Marcello Mar 2022
Imagine when scientists find the center of the universe
And how does all this space and time fit
Watch for the surprise of the politicians when they realize
That they are not the center of it
Mar 2022 · 88
SEEING IT THROUGH
Joe Marcello Mar 2022
I think restaurants should have menus offered in braille
So the blind can have a meal
They can now choose anything they want
Depending on how they feel
Mar 2022 · 84
INSIDE AND OUT
Joe Marcello Mar 2022
Nature seems to be a very happy place
With birds chirping and frogs croaking everything is fine
Although there are some sad moments
Of course when willows are weeping and grapes turn to whine
Mar 2022 · 71
THE INNER LIMITS
Joe Marcello Mar 2022
If you want something done right, do it yourself
Well that seems very black and white
Yet, I lack any evidence
That I know how to do things right
Mar 2022 · 84
THE REAL KNUCKLEBALL
Joe Marcello Mar 2022
Houses, cars, education, ect.
Money is very hard to conserve
But, I find the greatest expense of all
Is this **** ongoing learning curve
Dec 2021 · 232
WRITE OR WRONG
Joe Marcello Dec 2021
All the social media companies in the world
Unfortunately had to react
They handed all the people a pen and a paper
And decided hey, you can't write that
Sep 2021 · 70
A WOMEN'S SCORN
Joe Marcello Sep 2021
How do you fight the Taliban in Afghanistan
Only a few options to choose
I would have giving arms to the Afghan women
For sure, they had the most to lose
Sep 2021 · 66
NOTHING TO GRAIN
Joe Marcello Sep 2021
Breakfast as a kid, Count Chocula, Franken Berry, Boo Berry
The good old days of sugar and fillers
Great products that were pulled from the market
General Mills the true cereal killers
Sep 2021 · 222
VINE TUNING
Joe Marcello Sep 2021
Many humans have a fascination with wines
Consumption of them is their great escape
I'm just an old Coca Cola drinker
To me they're just a bunch of old grapes
Aug 2021 · 75
HELPER SKELTER
Joe Marcello Aug 2021
So you want to go it alone
Asking for help is just not right
Please consider before you abandoned any assistance
Even a shadow needs a light
Aug 2021 · 118
OPEN FLY
Joe Marcello Aug 2021
Submitted for your approval
A question to massage your brain
If birds had gone extinct with the dinosaurs
Could we have invented the plane
Aug 2021 · 114
WING AND A PRAYER
Joe Marcello Aug 2021
Found a dead bird on my bird feeder today
Now fowl play is what I believe
Seems to be a new bird in town
I pray his message was received
Jul 2021 · 111
SUNDAY MASK
Joe Marcello Jul 2021
Face protection is no longer required
For the returning congregation on Sunday Morning
Everything seems to be back to normal
Without the ability to conceal the yawning
Jul 2021 · 245
PER SENSE LESS
Joe Marcello Jul 2021
Beware of the mathematical boogeyman
Such a large increase, such a large decline
Never show the actual figures
Scariest numbers have a percent sign
May 2021 · 66
NOT OK 9
Joe Marcello May 2021
For everyone who believes their dog is loyal
I hate to inform you, that you've been *******
They play that best friend card to the hilt
They'll go to anyone who gives them food
May 2021 · 61
ALL IN COMPASS
Joe Marcello May 2021
Giving advice in the direction of life
Think before you open your mouth
Consider greatly north, east and west
For matters can go quickly south
Apr 2021 · 78
WORD ASSOCIATION
Joe Marcello Apr 2021
If you are killed while working for the government
Determine assassination or ****** is what we face
Do we consider your grand significance or influence
Or should it be more about job title and salary based
Apr 2021 · 219
SMILING DOWN UPON YOU
Joe Marcello Apr 2021
I've notice there are very few God jokes
Why do comedians let that subject be
God graciously gave us a great sense of humor
Why would God forbid the use against thee
Apr 2021 · 312
WHATS THE MATTER YOU
Joe Marcello Apr 2021
The world needs an Italian grandmother
Dispensing wisdom and clarity by the cup
With a gentle slap across the back of the head
Followed by a simple utterance, smarten up
Apr 2021 · 922
MOURNING THE MORNING
Joe Marcello Apr 2021
I really don't like going to bed at night
My mind gets going around midday
I kinda like being a night owl
I never cared for worms anyway
Apr 2021 · 80
SHOOTING DEBRIS
Joe Marcello Apr 2021
Well you believe you have written a lousy poem
So you throw it into the trash on the spot
Please go and retrieve it
For it's called, garbage can, not garbage cannot
Mar 2021 · 189
A WHITE CAR NATION
Joe Marcello Mar 2021
Have you looked at the automobiles in a parking lot lately
All the makes and models look the same
We are all the victims of conformity
And we only have ourselves to blame
Mar 2021 · 80
THE HAVES
Joe Marcello Mar 2021
The people who have figured it out
And chartered through life's seasons
Never use many excuses
They followed through on reasons
Mar 2021 · 95
THAT'S ALL FOLKS
Joe Marcello Mar 2021
Hail to the famous writers and commentators
With the courage for which it employs
To stand up against real evil
All those old cartoons and children's toys
It's sarcasm
Mar 2021 · 206
NO CALM MEANT
Joe Marcello Mar 2021
When dealing with issues in your family
It's easy to get overrun
Seems a cinch to make a lot of people angry
Then it is to please everyone
Feb 2021 · 68
OLD FAITHFUL
Joe Marcello Feb 2021
Never dismiss the thoughts of the elderly
For their words and wisdom you can trust
Because even a mop that is never used
Will still continue to collect dust
Feb 2021 · 214
K9 OUT OF 10
Joe Marcello Feb 2021
I commanded my dog to sit, he stood
Now go fetch a stick, he stayed resting
Told him to roll over, he begged
I'm now against animal testing
Feb 2021 · 80
INVISIBLE THINK
Joe Marcello Feb 2021
Governments, business, science and world organizations
Are all a big fan
Who has the most power of persuasion
It's the boogeyman
Feb 2021 · 143
MIND AND YOURS
Joe Marcello Feb 2021
They gather in a herd but bare no wool
Words and thoughts forever in sync
No idea how dangerous they are
All the proud members of group think
Jan 2021 · 280
CON DESCENDING
Joe Marcello Jan 2021
News media, print media, social media, so many voices
All striving to speak truth to power
Believing they are worthy of the final destination
Their prestigious ivory tower
Jan 2021 · 177
RED DAWN
Joe Marcello Jan 2021
They say the early bird gets the worm
I believe that is certainly true for some
Sure, there are certain advantages
Stealing your neighbors newspaper for one
Jan 2021 · 113
WRITERS BLOCK HEAD
Joe Marcello Jan 2021
So big tech, the media, and Democrates will team up
They will be the arbiters of what is now true
These television and print journalists will all be cheering
Not realizing they'll be a day they come for you
Dec 2020 · 100
MARK OF THE DEVIL
Joe Marcello Dec 2020
There is a new endangered species
No dissent is the road we embark
The mourning of the greatest punctuation
The tragic death of the question mark
Dec 2020 · 62
QUICK PICK
Joe Marcello Dec 2020
The fastest object in the universe
The speed of light is what the experts claim
At 186 thousand miles per second
Wouldn't the speed of darkness be the same
Dec 2020 · 66
DOUBLE- SPEAK
Joe Marcello Dec 2020
Just a year ago the media was all upset about bullying
Lots of finger pointing and blaming
But now, they're pushing hard the covid rules
They claim not bullying, it's shaming
Nov 2020 · 63
OFF THE CLOCK
Joe Marcello Nov 2020
There are so many people unemployed
They say they would work if they could
But, the great thing about being unemployed
Is that the hours are so good
Nov 2020 · 59
FINAL NOTICE
Joe Marcello Nov 2020
Your attorney has drawn up your last testament
Shock on your face when you get the bill
A word to he wise
Only God can fully grant free will
Nov 2020 · 41
TWIN PEEKS
Joe Marcello Nov 2020
What if when you looked in the mirror
That it's not your reflection that you stare
It's another you in another dimension
Good at guessing what you're going to wear
Oct 2020 · 58
WORLD COURT ORDER
Joe Marcello Oct 2020
The earth is in complete control
Despite the mischief that humans may cause
The laws of nature would never relinquish
Man's ability to amend said laws
Oct 2020 · 49
PICTURE SHOW
Joe Marcello Oct 2020
Be careful with the images on television today
For your eyes may believe what it sees
So avoid the visions of others
And let your mind see what it believes
Oct 2020 · 81
I THINK, I HEAR
Joe Marcello Oct 2020
Most people speak when they should be listening
More thought should be promoted
Better that your silence be misinterpreted
Then for you to be misquoted
Oct 2020 · 53
MIND SET MATCH
Joe Marcello Oct 2020
Men and women are truly opposites
It's amazing that relationships last
Since women look for men with a future
Men are looking for women with a past
Oct 2020 · 56
AN ARMY OF TONGUE
Joe Marcello Oct 2020
There is a group of dangerous people here
And they strategically use their forces
No guns or knifes or physical weaponry
They call themselves anonymous sources
Sep 2020 · 59
JAIL BAIT
Joe Marcello Sep 2020
The excitement for the young to be involved in a protest
With the belief that all these causes seem to make sense
Just remember to think of your future
Because good jobs are rare with a felony offense
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