Learn More

Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,225 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

That Which Is Fictioned


If only that which is fictioned,
Did not idolize to popularize corruption...
And its feeding of greed to glamorize it,
Less attractive would be the acceptance...
Upon those unconscious...
Seeking lives to fantasize.

Leaving reality and those attempting,
A recognized quality of life slipping away...
But remnants of it still exists,
To be kept safely protected from thieves...
And their desires to capitalize,
On fear, threats and increasing deceptions...
Created fresh on a daily basis to focus upon,
Filling over-stuffed pockets.

Although...
These activities can and could be stopped,
By those awakening with a conciousness...
And not gawking with their jaws dropped.
But...
Instead,
With a determination to chase away...
Every sign that represents a worshipping of delusion.

And that which has been fictioned,
Eliminated from minds hypnotized and medicated...
To accept beliefs that bring them more grief,
Than a happiness denied from overdosing on lies.

Submitted: Sunday, July 13, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

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?

Comments about this poem (That Which Is Fictioned by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  5. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash
  8. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Whatever The Outcome, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  2. I'm Scared Without You, Michael P. McParland
  3. Stars, Jordan Myrie
  4. farewell; to the lost love, ademola oluwabusayo
  5. I'll Always, Michael P. McParland
  6. Have Faith, Michael P. McParland
  7. Grace Me, Michael P. McParland
  8. farewell 'to the winter solders that los.., ademola oluwabusayo
  9. Soul, Jordan Myrie
  10. Goodnight Prayer(For You), Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]