Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 66,806 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

You Are One Of A Kind - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Can you tell me 'why' is it,
When you make a visit to my home...
It's as if you are making a grand entrance?
And everyone has their eyes focused upon you.
Why can't you enter like everyone else?
With less...

I had not noticed 'how' I entered your home.
I can make a suggestion.
And we could practice it if you like? '

Anything other than that smoke machine you use.

'You know I am only teasing.'

I'm not so sure.
What's your suggestion?

'I'll call before I arrive.
I'll enter through the back door.
You then turn off the lights.
As soon as you believe I am standing,
In the middle of your living room...
Turn on the lights.
And then I'll simply say...

Although not as exciting,
As my arrival unexpectedly.
I do think the touch,
Will ease that 'flair business' you dislike.

You want to try it?

'You are one of a kind! '

I have other entrances from which you can select,
If you like?
I am only here to be a guest.
Not to absorb all of the attention,
As you suspect happens.

Comments about You Are One Of A Kind by Lawrence S. Pertillar

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 3, 2011

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]