Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

In The Minds Of Those Awakening


Separate political affliations,
And a number of religious divisions...
Depicting and in conflict,
What for others is best to accept...
Has yet to be proven a remedy that reflects,
A people who claim they expect to unify...
AND correct,
All that they have done to reject...
Without respecting,
Diversed opinions and those who make decisions...
Based upon their ethnic beliefs they have known to own.
Before outsiders decided 'their' standards created to value,
Will be inflicted to follow with a restricting to not allow...
That which had been in place and peacefully,
To have 'anyone' perceive...
A dismissing to ignore them is going to be easily achieved.
These are not the days,
Delusions can successfully compete with a truth appearing...
In the minds of those awakening with a cleared consciousness.

Submitted: Friday, August 16, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (In The Minds Of Those Awakening by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Nigeria I Hail Thee, Tega Akpomraphiphe
  2. Her Smile, Tega Akpomraphiphe
  3. ©Getting Over You, Bandile Matsenjwa
  4. Lost and Found (one f word at the end), Anthony Di'anno
  5. raining in scotland, ko the skipper
  6. THE BLACK MAN WITH A KNIFE, johnny case
  7. I don't know if I know me, Logan Fulk
  8. Frustration, courtney metcalf
  9. WE ARE HERE, Christina Sunrise
  10. Your love, Mark Heathcote

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ernest G Moll

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]