Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 97,031 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Morality - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

On whose side is morality best decided?
When conflict arises and people are divided.
Who determines what it is,
On a scale valued by the use of etiquette?
And 'who' is determined to be more politically correct,
When standards are diminished...
To lower expectations everyone accepts.
And yet...
Everyone protests about a losing of morality.
Although the effect of losing it,
Has only a few upset tolerating neglect and disrespect.

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Topic(s) of this poem: life

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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