Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 61,348 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

No. Of Course Not - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

They are right.
Standards and values have been ruined.
A quality of life has been slipping down the drain.
Nothing depicted as a wholesomeness,
No longer exists.
Nothing of it seems to remain.

And those elected to represent their interests...
Seem to have turned their backs on this.
And yet this acknowledgement...
Appeared from nowhere overnight.

Who possibly could be held accountable,
For keeping so many blinded and totally unaware?
Could it be...
The lust for greed and the various varieties of it?
No.
Of course not.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011



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