Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 82,099 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

It Is So Much More Fun - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

What am I saying?
What do you mean...
'What am I saying? '
Do you expect me to remember,
Pointless rhetoric?
When did you begin paying attention?
It would have been easier,
If you had stopped and said...
You were actually listening!
I had no idea you wanted us to communicate!
How long have you been wanting that?
I had been thinking you made no sense at all!
And all this time you were waiting for 'me' to make some?
I am glad you admitted that!
Now I have a reason not to take you for granted...
The next time we are naked!
We can now turn off the lights,
And excite our fantasies!
It is so much more fun when things are simple...
Brought to light,
And made clear.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 22, 2010

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