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  LAWRENCE S. PERTILLAR (February/'47)
 
 
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  11997.     

That's The Kind of Medication They Are On

They honestly believe,
Their illnesses are projected...
Throughout the nation.
That's the kind of medication they are on!
And it has to be working.
The affects of it are brilliant.
It leaves them in denial and pleading,
For Marshall Law.
It has to be witnessed to be conceived.
Their poisoning has been successful.
They are quick to defend their ailments!
And denounce those who bring it to their attention!
It's like hearing children cry for more,
When spanked and punished!
Something has induced,
The seduction of a mental disturbance accepted.
 
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  11998.     

That's The Problem

A wrong direction taken,
Does not correct itself...
Alone.
Or by accusations made.

If ones' refusal to self examine,
In a reflective sense not defended.
And take suggestions as criticisms to reject...
To interpret as envious interjections.
Well...
That's the problem.

An immediate introduction,
Of a stubbornness wished to be perceived as right...
Enters the picture.
With a blindness that heads one towards,
An encounter with disaster.
 
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  11999.     

That's the Way He Likes It

You gotta love Him.
That's the way He wants it.
Unmistaken and direct.

You gotta want Him.
Before all others.
Spoiled He is.
And will get upset.
If you ignore Him,
And his creations.
To neglect them with disrespect.

You gotta need him.
That's the way He likes it.
It has to be all about Him first.
Because He knows...
Anything you get,
He gives.
Because everything there is...
Is His to make your life worth living!

You gotta love Him.
You gotta want Him.
You gotta need Him.
That's the way He likes it.
Because He knows...
Anything you get,
He gives.
Because everything there is...
Is His.
 
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  12000.     

That's Too Old School

Exposing one's imperfections,
To openly confess to address...
Upsets those idealistic.
With wishes to keep,
Their moralistic values of life...
Unaffected by a truth that abuses.
But confessions admitted,
Has never diminished the strength of this.
Only those committed to dismiss reality,
Are the ones who stay suppressed...
And seek the keeping of kept delusions,
To validate their unhappiness.

'Why do some pretend they are happy?
And all the time?
With nothing to show others the reason.'

~Maybe it's kept within themselves.~

'That's nonsense.
How can anyone be that happy,
Without showing 'something' they possess? '

~Perhaps 'that' something they had,
To show others to address...
Was voluntarily repossessed,
And that has left them happy.~

'Comeon!
Honestly?
Everybody knows you've got to show 'something',
To make people happy.'

~Well...
For 'some' people,
It's not what they have to flaunt...
Or their ability to acquire bling,
That keeps them happy.~

'That's too old school for me.
I aint happy unless I'm impressing 'somebody'.
And they look at me with envy in their eyes.'

~These days?
I would interpret that as 'craze'. Not envy.~
 
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