Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 58,920 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Common - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Just because you do not wish something to exist,
Why must you campaign to destroy its presence?
To present and allow what you have created,
An influence to achieve a believable significance?

You will find you have wasted effort and time,
When those you are trying your best to convince.
Their own eyes to open wide do not connect to their minds!
Or belongs to them exclusively,
To be used for independent thinking to experience.

And believe this or not,
Many will be shocked to come to realize for themselves...
A kind of sense for them that you have yet to make.
And they will begin to regard this activity as common.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 26, 2011



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