Lawrence S. Pertillar

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

What Makes You Think You're So Special? Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar


Anyone with intent to offend then pretends,
What was done had been meant to be a joke...
To not provoke retaliation but laughter,
Represents the sick mindset...
Of many caught in the midst of conflict,
With a belief they are entitled...
To do and say what they please.
To then perceive a receiving of payback,
Isn't deserving to get from someone made upset...
By a thoughtlessness not accepted to excuse,
As trying to have a bit of fun...
But often this kind of fun is done at someone else's,
Expense.

'Lighten up.
Do you really believe I would say anything to hurt you,
If I knew you would take it so seriously? '

~But what you did was lie to have others believe that lie.~

'Oh?
So 'now' I should be held accountable for what others believe? '

~Why say anything if you know it not to be true? ~

'People do that everyday.
Why should you be the one offended? '

~Do you know what defamation of character is? ~

'Do you know the way to San Jose?
Comeon, please.
Lighten Up.
What makes you think you're so special? '

Submitted: Monday, January 06, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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

Form:


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 (What Makes You Think You're So Special? by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]