Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 67,072 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Too Much Truth Is Crude - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

There is nothing left to surprise...
Unless eyes have been closed,
To ignore false realities...
Resting still in accepting disguise!

And used as props,
To mask more lies!

One would have to visit a hypnotist,
To avoid a world that now exists!
With criticisms blindly thrown...
By those who sit on 'thrones' condoned!

Providing a comforting existence known,
To the ones who feel...
Too much truth is crude and rude to reveal.
Wounding to inflict and can not heal,
Conformed minds confined in fantasies concealed.
And disturbing an addiction,
That overwhelmingly appeals!
Boosted with zest and confessing zeal.

Comments about Too Much Truth Is Crude by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (7/21/2007 1:21:00 PM)

    Come on now Lawrence and the person below this comment...the world is not all that bad.....yes there's a war and death involved and countries where children have no food or places to sleep on other than mud, and worst of all no Parents left alive....but our world is not so bad......There is sun, and laughter and beautiful clouds and friends and if we're lucky once in a while love in our lives...There is the love of our children and their children, the success of our children....There are no more planes falling out of the sky and here in the states we are fortunate to be looked out for and protected from some such ever happening again....and it's working, , , , , , they messed up that beyond horrible destruction planned for JFK...Life is as good as we make it, even on bad days. So smile, the sun is shining here where we live today, the tornado warnings are past and gone... We are alive, that today is a miracle in (Report) Reply

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  • (7/21/2007 12:33:00 PM)

    powerpacked truth of a world gone to seed
    we are leaderless no right messiah to lead..
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 21, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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