Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 8,380 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Not My Position To Understand Disrespect Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar


It is not my position to understand disrespect.
Or pretend an acceptance of it is okay in my presence.
Too many today are quick to express it.
To allow this addiction to become an affliction.

Nor am I here to comprehend a thoughtlessness.
No matter who becomes offended,
That I should object to their ignorant dispositions.
And in my home that kind of comfort is not condoned.

Submitted: Thursday, May 02, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 02, 2013

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