Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 63,284 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

A Convenience For One - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Anyone who becomes persuaded,
To allow outsiders to interfere...
In 'their' private relationship.
With a giving of opinion.
And that opinion given is more valued,
Than the relationship entered into by two...
Professing a love known.
Can that really be considered a relationship?
One that is serious?

Or is it more a convenience for one,
To do a manipulation done.
And anyone inviting this,
Has to be more interested in being validated,
A fool.
And fools,
Even today...
At the prices paid,
Have become cheaper to get...
For less than a dime a dozen.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 25, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, December 26, 2011

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