Lawrence S. Pertillar
Connecticut

Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1931.
Some Folks Will Go Out Of Their Way
Some folks can't be respected.
They wont allow it!
Someone who shows another respect,
Today?
...
1932.
Not Even Suitable To Be Matched
Trust?
Are you kidding?
There is nothing I trust about you.
You allowed that to happen,
...
1933.
It Is Enjoyed
Just because some things are made to look easy,
Doesn't mean they are.
Because someone enjoys what they do...
Does not mean it is easy for them.
...
1934.
Reproved
Flat on their backs like flapjacks.
Rustled and stirred,
Like they've been attacked by wolves.
...
1935.
Trash Is Trash
No matter how it is packaged.
Deodorized and scented for presentation.
Trash is trash.
Identified by its attraction to the gutter!
...
1936.
Strickly Business
Long before you could pronounce my name,
I was taking myself seriously.
When you believed I was not aware...
I was there.
...
1937.
Sitting Upon Fences
There is something being presented
That clearly separates from the truth.
It doesn't have to be spoken.
It is observed and felt.
...
1938.
You'Ve Been Playing Me For So Long
What do you mean,
I am not the same person,
You though you knew?
I am that person...
...
1939.
This Will Unstabilize The Very Core Of Our Foundations
Why is having a baby today,
Out of wedlock such a bombshell?
People are sleeping and living on city streets.
Poverty is experienced by those living in urban centers.
...
1940.
Each Time You Ask Me
I am not going to tell you again,
What you should or should not feel.
Don't ask me to do that.
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