Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Suitable Image


Please.
I want everyone's full attention.
This is the only rule to the contest,
That will determine the winner of...
'Suitable Image'.

The first to arrive,
With that 'suitable image'...
Will be guaranteed that image,
To be impressed on the minds forever.

However...
And listen to this very carefully.
This is an open contest.
Anyone found...
To have bound and chained others,
Just to gain an advantage.
Will be disqualified.
If seen...
Doing these misdeeds.
We are not here to enslave anybody.
With a gagging done of them intentionally.

Remember what I have said!
We are not here to enslave anybody.
These acts are not tolerated.
If seen!

Now...
On your mark.
Get ready.
Go.

'There are voices heard coming,
From behind those closed doors.
Are you blinking?
Or is that a wink? '

No one said anything about 'hearing' things.
I said...
If seen.

Submitted: Sunday, January 08, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 09, 2012

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (Suitable Image by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Light Fingers, Ron Slate
  2. Vasiyet, Muzaffer Akin
  3. The Demise of Camembert, Ron Slate
  4. Belgium, Ron Slate
  5. The Great Wave, Ron Slate
  6. As you rightly say, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  7. Game of Dark and Bright, Aftab Alam
  8. Apparition of the Virgin, Ron Slate
  9. Granite City, Ron Slate
  10. General Sweeney Dies at 84, Ron Slate

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. On the Pulse of Morning, Maya Angelou
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. A Song of Enchantment, Walter de la Mare
  10. Some One, Walter de la Mare

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]