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Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,339 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

From Both Sides Of The Fence


Intelligence.
And who has an abundance of it,
Will always offend those incompetent.
No matter how well they are dressed to impress.
Or address their material values,
To use against those historically oppressed...
With comparisons to make expressed insecurities.

Intelligence.
And who has an abundance of it,
Will always offend those fearing competence.
It shows in the way,
In who is hurting most today...
From both sides of the fence,
Exposing an overwhelming display of ignorance.

Submitted: Monday, September 30, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 01, 2013

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