Lawrence S. Pertillar (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)
We are just but thought and pure energy.
That is all we are...
Living within an entity.
And the concept of God isn't a physical being at all.
It is a radiance of everything,
And we are the reflection upon this Earth...
It has installed.
This 'Ball' breathes, feeds, eats and sees.
God chose it to make us like 'them'.
Those that live within and outside of us.
And that is why our consciousness of 'It'...
Has to be lifted!
And the more we harm 'it' and its wishes...
The more we harm 'ourselves'!
And God wants us to connect with IT!
That's why it must be kept cherished.
That's why we must rise above our ignorance.
None of us are going back...
To inhabitate Mars!
We are where we are to be what and who we are,
And it lives!
Not to be controlled or ruled by us!
But we are very much controlled by it...
As it commands!
Comments about this poem (It Lives by Lawrence S. Pertillar )
People who read Lawrence S. Pertillar also read
Top 500 Poems
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Still I Rise
Edgar Allan Poe
William Ernest Henley
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings