Lawrence S. Pertillar

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Duplicitous in Needs Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar


Adorning shells.
Teased with temptations,
To physically update...
What is worn on their backs,
To impress and attract...
Those with eyes on fashion.
Fads and quick existences.
Trained to accept,
Themselves as domesticated.
Duplicitous in needs...
Adorning shells this human species.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, June 28, 2011

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