Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 82,099 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

20% Unemployment Looms - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

20% unemployment looms.
With a slicing away from greed...
To remove the fat,
To restore a leanness to the gleam.

A suffering unprecedented,
To 'defantasize' those delusioned comes.
And President Obama is expected to end,
This drama.
But the crooks are the ones...
Who depleted the quality of life,
Leaving some stunned.
As they make attempts to mask contempt...
Shown on the faces of everyone.


Comments about 20% Unemployment Looms by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (5/31/2009 12:35:00 PM)

    Yeah a nice one indeed...hope obama will deliver the goods..nice write (Report)Reply

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  • (1/27/2009 2:22:00 AM)

    Good poem, and a passionate comment on the state of the world today - the greed of the few crushing the lives of many - what other response can there be but anger and contempt? (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 26, 2009



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