Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Slipping Away From Existence


With their values on the decline,
And their influence no longer hyped to fantasize...
There are those still holding onto addicting myths,
To use to stimulate the oldest of stale tactics...
With the hopes aging and fading standards,
Slipping away from existence...
Can be resuscitated if reminiscing them is wished,
By those who claimed their ancestors...
Roamed shores they alone discovered,
To teach natives how best to domesticate dinosaurs...
As helpful kept pets to enable a better way to plant corn.

Submitted: Sunday, July 06, 2014

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

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): reality

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 (Slipping Away From Existence by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Performing A Musical, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. Separation of the women who resemble sui.., Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
  3. The Light The Night Sows, Walid Lounes Bouzerar
  4. Lasting Sorrow, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Heart condition, Ibrar Siddiqi
  6. A Poet's Echo, Nate Flying Owl
  7. did the clergy man create chaos when the.., Mandolyn ...
  8. Path Of No Resistance, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. If Love... The This Follow...., Luis Estable
  10. Can This Be My Mistake, Luis Estable

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Footsteps of Angels, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]