Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,391 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

With Clarity Achieved


When a mind is freed and released,
To experience a life lived with unavoidable changes...
One's perception of what is real and what isn't,
Often comes to offend...
Those not there to comprehend with intention,
One who did not choose but goes through...
A revealing of a clarity that one can not pretend.

As if for the first time one begins to breathe,
The freshness of air one receives to believe.
And with clarity achieved,
Deceit is revealed existing everywhere...
To see with a witnessing,
How easily reality can be manipulated...
With few conscious enough to be aware of it there.

Submitted: Thursday, May 09, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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 (With Clarity Achieved by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Night Thought, William Wordsworth
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Father, hafiz qasim
  2. who stole my thunder, Cee Bea
  3. The Poet in Crossroad, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  4. ㉺㉱㉶BAMWAR4COM, joelcruz cruz
  5. Communists Turn Autocratic and Dictatorial, Bijay Kant Dubey
  6. what to say, Cee Bea
  7. Children, hafiz qasim
  8. Northland Autumn, Luo Zhihai
  9. Jayprakash's Black-mouthed Hanumans, Bijay Kant Dubey
  10. bamwar4.com, joelcruz cruz
[Hata Bildir]