Lover To Plaintiff – Michael Marrotti


Each redundant


rivals the

volume of a





enjoy popcorn

as neither party

accepts blame


From lover

to plaintiff

garments of


confirm the


carried away

in black bags

over practically



It’s the same

old magazine


another issue


I cringe at

the date of

a new release


There’s still

an occasional

article that

brings me joy


But with the way

I’m feeling now

I’ll use these

pages as

toilet paper

to clean up

the mess of

a shitty dilemma


I may be forced

to diversify

as I second guess

the cancellation

of my lifetime




©  Michael Marrotti

micheal About the Author

 Michael Marrotti is an author from Pittsburgh, using words instead of violence to mitigate the suffering of life in a callous world of redundancy. His primary goal is to help other people. He considers poetry to be a form of philanthropy. When he’s not writing, he’s volunteering at the Light Of Life homeless shelter on a weekly basis. If you appreciate the man’s work, please check out his book, F.D.A. Approved Poetry, available at Amazon.

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