Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 65,867 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Displeased With Their Own Enforced Activities - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Uniting to rid themselves,
Of those people they disliked...
Has found them surrounded with incompetence.
And no one innovative enough,
To know what motivating initiative takes.

Someone amongst them,
Has to formulate an agenda.
And the one who campaign,
To remove discipline and a needed structure...
That had one time produced direction,
Is the first to complain that time and effort...
Is too much of a sacrifice to make things right.

But it had been alright in their narrow mindsights,
To backstab and backbite...
Those who thought nothing of sacrificing their lives,
With a determination to benefit all of their needs.

And this is the plight,
A socially ignorant environment leaves!

People eventually become displeased,
With their own enforced activities!
And finding someone outside of themselves,
To place blame becomes a priority.
With no advancement!
And nothing but excuses exchanged!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 9, 2010



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