Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 68,697 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Someone They Distrust - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Many will get immediately upset and disgusted,
By someone they distrust who tells them the truth.
To then defend without question or comprehending why,
A lie told by a 'friend' known to exaggerate and embellish...
Everything said not to be believed,
Because of a close relationship shared...
Regardless if honesty has never been there to discuss.
But avoid they will any truth coming up that offends.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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