Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 81,763 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Exclamation - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

'Is that it? '
Is what it?
'(!) ...That? '
The title of this poem is 'exclamation'
What did you expect?
A sharp or sudden utterance?
A vehement expression of protest or complaint?

I'm seeking something
That is oozing with profuse profundity.
And reeking with profligaticity...
As well as being profluent!

I too am seeking something.'

Cool. What is that?

'Somewhere where I can 'throwuppity'
Your 'obnoxiousismonosis.'

Those are not 'words'.

But they were vehemently expressed weren't they? '

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 31, 2011

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