Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 94,856 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Where Did You Leave Your Investment? - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

How can you seriously expect,
To be regarded as significant?
Nothing about you reflects a kept indentity.
And a dignity with self respect,
You've allowed to be neglected...
With no attempt made,
To protect your ethnicity...
Valued with increasing interest.

How can you seriously expect,
To be regarded as significant?
When and where did you leave your investment?
You've allowed to be neglected...
Your dignity and self respect!
And yet nonexisting dividends,
From your absence of kept persistence...
You believe is yours with a wish to get.
With a lack of concern and non-involvement,
As your only deposits made!

How can you seriously expect,
To be regarded as significant?
With a lack of concern and non-involvement,
As your only deposits made?
But it should be agreed...
Your denial has been successfully achieved.
And with it...
No one can dismiss your pretensions exhibited.

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Comments about Where Did You Leave Your Investment? by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Gajanan Mishra (12/24/2013 8:15:00 PM)

    very good write, I like it, good essence. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 25, 2013


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