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Rules

Lawrence S. Pertillar 2947 (Connecticut)



What purpose do rules serve?
To implement and document them made.

If hypocrites sit to make exceptions.
And those exceptions to rules and laws,
Are consciously on a regular basis...
Publicly disobeyed,
By the creators of such rules to value.
Yet openly to display they choose to do,
A frauding of laws outdated and flawed.

However...
Often used,
As a defense mechanism...
Against to prevent,
The ones of a particular ethnicity.
Who are kept reminded,
Where their boundaries are.
Remaining restricted.
To physical...
Although invisible but known and shown,
Mental limits.

You know...
In a subliminal conscious aware of it,
Kind of way!

Like pets to teach,
Who the master is.
To prove they've been domesticated.
While hoping their begging,
Gets them treats to eat.
Received after performing,
A pleasing of tricks to them taught!

'Jump higher.
Jump higher, Rover!
Now...
Rover?
Roll over!
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Submitted by lpahtillah on July 05, 2021

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