Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 6,627 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Expected As A Practiced Custom


When people accept and believe,
It is okay for them to lie...
They will approve of all,
And everything else they do...
Without showing any remorse.

And of course today why should they?
Especially when what has been done,
Is expected as a practiced custom...
That reflects a learned and social tradition,
No matter whose lives are affected by disrespect.

Submitted: Monday, April 09, 2012

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