Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 56,691 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Crossroads - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

The diseasing of greed,
Has come to the crossroads.
And mentalities deceived,
Unconsciously or not...
Can not ignore,
A path brightened with light.
Exposing the blight,
Kept selfishness has caused.
But many will wish to explore,
Devastation and heartbreak more.

Distinctive and clear,
Is a direction free of conflict.
Some will choose to accept.
To leave behind all feelings of regret.
While others will decide to protect pretentions.
With a doing to expect,
Maintaining an opposition and stubbornness...
Will, in a kept darkness,
Sustain their false happiness.
Done with myths and repeated unkept promises.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Comments about Crossroads by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/31/2016 8:46:00 AM)

    Greed is bringing mankind down. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 31, 2016

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 31, 2016

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