Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 54,478 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Sliced And Served À La Mode - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Are there secrets leaked when weeping?
'Something' starts those tears to fall.
If this relief allows one to easily breathe...
Then let it be done,
If this should bring comfort to some.

Can accusations stir up sensations,
When those conservative...
Land on mavericks like fleas?
And those who are liberal,
Take the blame for being too cerebral...
Explaining what is wrong,
In explanations boring and far too long!
Leaving those crying...
And ready to explode,
For a wish of simplicity...
Peacefully sliced and served à la mode!

Comments about Sliced And Served À La Mode by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (7/26/2007 11:58:00 PM)

    Very insightful.

    Well done.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011

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