Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 88,038 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Quick Fix - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Some people are brilliant,
In their rhetoric.
Expounding in profound glory.
Expressing themselves with direct eye contact.
Firm handshakes to leave,
The best impression a gifted perfomer can deliver.

Their BS is rehearsed so well,
It smells wonderful.
Until it is realized the act delivered...
Is just what it is.
Entertainment to appease those thirsting,
For a quick fix!

And those professional at it...
Know exactly when to turn it on and off!
Hoping the spotlight is controlled,
By a very slow dimmer.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 25, 2009

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