Mood Changers

Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)



It is often heard repeatedly said,
With time to give it...
All wounds inflicted are forgiven to heal.
And this to do to attempt and try,
Most accept.
Although most to themselves,
Lie and deny.

Today...
Our normal and accepted,
Dysfunctional way of life.
Has begun to become threatened.
Not only by mentalities diseased.
In belief they have been entitled,
To cause others sorrow.
With their lives blessed to get.
Yet live among those...
Who are taught to teach,
To hate and despise the ones they seek...
As a doing to create,
A life tormented with permanent grief.
And express no regret or show empathy.
But a forgiveness to give it,
Is expected given repeatedly.
Time and time again.
To those taught to teach,
A doing what they please...
Has been an entitlement documented.
Upheld to protect them.
In a fading away hypocritical democracy.

With the rights of everyone,
From them stripped away on a daily basis.
And defended by those,
Yes, defended by the very ones.
Who endorse and support...
Attacks on their own,
Common sense.
A common sense meant,
Lost to lose to images that symbolize...
Deceptions to worship them.

Laws created to establish,
More laws that contradict...
The choices made by both men and women,
To abort previous wishes once given consent.
Today?
This heated craze and madness,
They must adapt to adjust...
To theories of replacement.
In the fear there will be...
More of 'THEM' than 'US'.
On a commuter train or bus.
Not to mention...
Fights breaking out,
Flying high in the sky.
Aboard airplanes displaying,
An entertaining of insanity.

And on and on,
These mood changers appear.
Insisting more of 'THEM',
Intend to make 'THEIR' way of life disappear.
But...
Whose way of life,
Has become greater today...
Than it has ever been?
Without the diversity of all ethnic races,
Participating in the keeping...
A delusion kept fictioned,
Historically not to mention the truth of facts?
Where would those,
Given freedoms and entitlements...
To display their vicious and hatred acts.
Be today?
If not carried on the backs,
Of the very ones attacked.
As if they should go back,
From where they came from.
And...
Trust me, if this was done?
Where will those go to be welcomed?
After serving themselves,
From kettles that are black.
Left to believe,
They alone can survive...
Independently.
Without the diversity of ethnicity.
They have depended upon historically,
For their entire...
Selfish, ungrateful to display it lives.
My own father use to call us all mongrels.
Mixed from a heritage,
By those satisfying...
Their thoughtless pleasures.
From Sunrise to Sunset.
To then attempt to explain...

'You will never replace us.
Never will you replace us!'

Will you shut up.
I'm losing my patience with you.
We know that.
Who doesn't?
Apparently you don't.
However...
Remember this,
We will still be hoping from us...
Meaning humanity.
That you do not refuse to get...
Advancements we create in technology.
The ethnic food we harvest and prepare,
For you everywhere.
And even the clothes you wear,
Have been imported from us.
You know...
Those of 'THEM and 'THOSE',
All around the World.
Also don't forget...
The media you depend upon,
To show how much you despise all of 'US'...
You know...
The 'THEY and 'THEM' you refuse to accept.
And neglect to acknowledge as 'WE'?
Happen to own with the ability,
To allow you to represent your stupidity!
Leaving me with the dilemma I have,
To not think of you as completely stupid.

'I...we...you...'

What?

'This had not been considered.
When we began to implement our agenda.'

Oh? Ooo...
And you have the nerve,
To call this deliciousness...
You eat from out of that old and overused,
Black kettle.
Offensive and disgusting???'

'Uh...
What black kettle?'

Shut up!
From who and where,
Have you been taught with a teaching...
Such self defeating lessons?
And please...
Please do not accuse this on your upbringing.
Or your ignorant parents!
Where on God's Earth,
Have you spent your life living?
In a remote isolated mall?
Buying videos?
Or watching animated cartoon characters,
Somewhere with friends...
On a wide screen high definition TV?
Choose which one to pick carefully.

'WELL...
Not all the time, Your Honor.
You see,
There are times my friends and I...
Download and share selfies.'

You...
You are guilty!

'Of what, Your Honor?'

Something.
And that 'something'...
I am left to determine what it is!
And stop that laughing.
This is some serious stuff!
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Written on May 17, 2022

Submitted by lpahtillah on May 17, 2022

Modified by lpahtillah on May 17, 2022

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