Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

It Doesn't Take a Rocket Scientist


The duality of false representation,
Eventually shows the origin...
From where it has been created.

Consumed by ego,
Is their downfall!

And it doesn't take a rocket scientist,
To connect the culprits to their deeds.

Consumed by ego,
Is their downfall!

There is a trail of incompetence,
Wherever they go...
With a wish to get acknowledgement,
And undeserving praise.

Consumed by ego,
Is their downfall!

And unfortunate are those,
Committed to follow.

Consumed by ego,
Is their downfall!
And shoulders to cry on,
They seek to weep.

Submitted: Sunday, July 24, 2011
Edited: Sunday, July 24, 2011

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