Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 90,072 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Encouragement Of Inappropriateness - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

How can they be corrected?
When eyes have been set upon,
How can a pride be handed to them?
Generations manifesting
Indecision, temptation and sin
Is branded upon them!
Who introduces which roads to take?
When appetites are prepared,
To satiate themselves
In a world saturated by hate!
Have you awakened too late to realize...
How can these misfortunes thrive.
And be there to smothered guilt felt inside,
Not to show remorse?
Or something that may reflect upon it!
What can be said about doing one's best...
When lies and lack of pride,
Seems to infest
With an encouragement of inappropriateness!
That feeds a mental unrest that is projected.
And protected from self examinations confessed,
By those declared dangerous...
To a way of life loved by the rest!
Observed digesting,
With drooped heads,
About to nap!

Comments about Encouragement Of Inappropriateness by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (10/1/2007 10:10:00 AM)

    The those declared a way of life...loved by the rest - is more true and accurate than just about anything else I have ever read! Why try to live up to a higher standard...when it is easier to slide....Far be it from MOST to even try to rise, when the 'encouragement of inappropriateness' is easier to maintain. Wonderful thinking! Great insight. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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