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Unsolved Problems

Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)

All problems to account for them.
Seem to start and begin,
From the twisted minds of liars.
Initiated right where they reside.
Interfering in the lives and relationships,
Of others they know.
To plant that seed.

Growing to spread without an end.
And then liars pretend,
Themselves to be the victim.
Deceiving the ones who choose to believe,
Liars like these...
Should be supported and defended.
Unknowing they too,
Are liars made to tell and sell them well.

And on and on,
Unsolved to solve them are the problems.
Unknown by anyone,
From where they come to exist.
Or how they begun to being.
Trusting are the people picked,
To go along with a lie...
Heard to tell and it told.
Creating their own problems.
To start with others innocent.
While those who are taught,
A deceiving to lie and dupe the truth...
Create for themselves and others too,
Mental and physical illnesses.

Then rushing to have they do in groups.
Hoping someone recommended,
With professional medical credentials...
Can cure them from a diseasing,
Of lies they've been told to hear.
From others and to themselves.
With no remedy found to find,
The problem that resides in their minds!
And from where it came as if to remain,
As a permanent condition!
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Written on July 15, 2022

Submitted by lpahtillah on July 14, 2022

1:16 min read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 1,230
Words 255
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 7, 8, 15, 10

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