Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 74,776 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Ulterior Motives - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Traps of sadness,
Are set for those unconsious.
So determined deceptions are...
To have them suitable for your tracks.
Recognize the disguises of the hunter,
Some might carry smiles...
With a quick slap on your back.
While others provide a shallow mind with compliments!
Ready to compare an unaware presence,
That's been carefully prepared...
To slip on a custom made trap that fits.
While socializing with those exposed,
With ulterior motives for selections they've chosen
And why those folks who appear
Have been hand picked!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 7, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 9, 2011


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