Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 81,616 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Dissatisfactions - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

If one thought of goodwill came to sit,
It should be welcomed and not resisted!
Overtaxed minds with high crime images
Aren't gifts to treasure
Or accept under any circumstances.
Somehow we have interpreted freedom
To mean indulging in recreational stupidity.
This has been successfully implemented!
Isn't it time to address the loss of love?
And the weaknesses associated with its absence?
It is a struggle to find peace of mind!
Those that have it know how great its power!
And if one thought of goodwill came to sit...
Something 'inside' encouraged it to come!
To chase it away,
Leaves one a victim to continued mental delusion.
Attracting dissatisfactions that trap,
In the best of contempt!

Comments about Dissatisfactions by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (4/28/2007 4:34:00 PM)

    Isn't it time to address the loss of love?
    And the weaknesses associated with its absence?

    Woah! that is very strong narritive Lawrence, this is by far one of your greatest achievements In my opinion, perhaps that is just one of the reasons why I hold you in high standing
    Love duncan X

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 28, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 19, 2011

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