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Taught Lessons To Teach

Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)

Many and not all,
Grow to learn lessons.
To think of them worthy to teach.
Yet many and still not all,
Assume to believe...
What they have been taught,
Should be kept to themselves out of reach.
As if competing for a quality of life.
From others to keep,
Them identified as unqualified.
Although kept are observed effects,
This quality of life to want it wished...
Has its disadvantages.
When many and not all,
Are prevented and subjected...
With a meant intention,
Not to participate in the doing of it.

And so it goes,
Unwarranted blaming to claim unjustified.
Lies to tell upon those disenfranchised.
And them told to believe,
But the ones who live feeding to feast...
Selfishly done to do consciously.
To leave them using deception,
As a weapon to further victimize...
From those they pick to choose,
To be using their diversity as an excuse.
Then to have this doing perceived,
As the cause and reason...
A diminishing way of life has been abused.
Although the proof and evidence of it,
Seems more disguised by those who deny...
Themselves to lie and deceive professionally!
With a doing that has kept,
Conflicts, division and the truth to hide...
As a means to keep perpetuating,
A way of life to remain...
Based upon delusion.
The worshipping to fiction reality.
Taught to teach and it to preach!
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Written on August 11, 2022

Submitted by lpahtillah on August 11, 2022

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    A Christian gladly tells anyone who will listen of the God News of Christ.
    We cannot keep it to ourselves, because this news creates a new person !No other book can do that !
    That is why quite often I will share that
    There are no secret Christians !
    God lives inside of us through His Holy Spirit !
    No doubt you think it strange but it is true
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago


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