Arts Pearls

Poem #2

The ant,

in contrast to the lazy grass-

hopper,

toils for food over the scurried ground

under the hot sun all summer

in anticipation of the bitter winter

oblivious to the present's gifts

looking always to the future

in preparation of bleaker times

toiling as long as the sun is high

in Miami.

over 7 years ago on March 24 at 2:27 pm by Joseph Perla in writing, poem


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Bienvenue. My friends call me Joseph Perla. I studied art history at Princeton University. I play improv comedy at Upright Citizens Brigade. I act on TV. I direct movies and documentaries. I write scripts, essays, fiction, and non-fiction. I philosophize.

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