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Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)
Champions of truth don't lose.
The may become temporarily replaced,
By fools dishonest...
Choosing to do anything to win a race.
Loving the taste,
Of rotten tomatoes thrown in their faces.
Only then too late heard to say,
They didn't intend to win anything.
It had been their conscious meant intention...
To bring attention of a statement made,
That their stupidity...
Should never be taken for granted.
By anyone ignoring them to disbelieve,
The popularity of ignorance and its stupidity...
Also has followers who can choose to prove,
A creating of havoc, division and confusion...
Can distract the facts and the evidence of it.
To prevent the truth and its reality,
With an amazing of a pushing back...
All progress from moving forward.
'What you have done has won.
Tell me and others,
Cheering on your efforts endeavored.
What is it that you have won to win?'
'We now do not know the significance.
When we do contact our coach,
We all hope...
There will be awaiting for us,
Details and a plan to move us forward.'
Where is your coach?
Shouldn't he be here with you,
With details and strategy of your next move?'
He said he would meet us at the goal post.
After he sent,
Others we never before seen...
To help us move the goal post,
That allowed our win.'
'Aren't you a little concerned?
Or just a teensy weensy bit suspicious?
That your win...
Could be considered,
Neither legally obtained?
Close to being illegitimate?
Not being legitimately near legitimate.'
Should we be or will we be,
Legitimized for our actions taken?
And restrained behind bars?
I saw an episode just like that,
On 'Law and Order'.
Let me go ask my teammates.
Pouring champagne all over themselves!
None of us gave a thought,
About wiping our fingerprints...
Off the evidence.
Could damage our reputations.'
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