Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 56,367 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Beliefs And Perceptions - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

The beliefs and perceptions one has,
Of them to hold unchanging in their minds...
Are nearly the same thing.
And as concrete as a decision made,
By anyone who spends hours at a mall...
Window shopping knowing exactly,
What it is they want if seen to convince.

If only they were not rushed,
Through the process by someone...
Making threats to leave them abandoned,
If they didn't hurry up to purchase 'anything'...
With a commitment and soon!
Totally misunderstanding that 'image' one seeks,
To see, to satisfy, then to buy and sell and to flaunt.

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  • Hans Vr (4/20/2012 12:46:00 AM)

    SO much wisdom in these wonderful verses. A great poem Lawrence (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 19, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2012

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