Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 48,706 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Of Producing Disarray - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

There are those who profess,
They know better than others
About cleanliness!

With standards of speech and etiquette,
Believing they sit on pedestals
To pass judgements and other tests!

And they can't see that they are the creators,
Of what today is a world in a complete mess.

With fantasized ideals...
Face lifts and skin peels!
Ivy league schools producing fools to rule.
Using faith based crutches that are clearly out of touch.
And adopting policies that leave eye sores on the streets.
Implementing mandates to spread hate not peace.
With accepted philosophies to censor truth everyone sees...
They are the ones unclean and much diseased!
Although they are right when they talk about blight.
It's left behind them when they move...
Proving to others their ways are far from right!

And they are the ones to speak of correctness?
Every conflict today was designed by them to stay!
And if they had no say,
In the way things were done today...
There would be no animosity,
And they would hate to be ignored in that way!
Since they love it when in the midst,
Of producing disarray.

Comments about Of Producing Disarray by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (7/19/2007 10:57:00 AM)

    you speak a truth that anyone really bothers about..we have leaders but no healers..we nurture hate under the cover of posthomous love..i second your thoughts completely..

    lawrence s pertillar
    you do shake a pillar
    yes a pain
    and no painkiller
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 19, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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