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Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)
That one lie told to tell.
Bought, sold, followed and supported well.
That would bring someone,
Historically flawed as a teller of fables...
Applause, cheers and financial endorsements.
While frauding to deceive millions of people.
Takes delusion to fiction reality,
To a new heighten level never before reached.
Beyond depicting this as mental disease.
Effectively accepted as normalcy.
Although blamed to buy this activity sold,
As a tool to use successfully...
On a democracy that has become,
Too ethnically diversified.
And this is a reason why,
People should begin to destroy...
A way of life diminishing in image.
Not by facts.
But by threats,
'Assuming' themselves replaced.
That one lie told to tell.
And followed to believe,
Bought to buy and sell it well.
By one who does not fake their craze.
Or what it takes to eliminate,
Consciousness from the minds of people.
To value fiction more than truth.
Distant and light years away from reality.
With a doing to see themselves,
As caricatures of cartoon characters.
Instead of human beings.
Done to endorse and support,
What the see on TV to emulate a faker.
Says a lot about a society,
That finds it more sacred to worship...
A being entertained to prioritize,
This to treasure and value than life...
As a blessing to receive,
With a mind to use capable to separate...
The difference between truth and its reality.
And yet that proof and evidence of it,
Offends the many who prefer to defend...
Their delusions pretended kept fictioned.
Written on December 23, 2022
Submitted by lpahtillah on December 23, 2022
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"Caricatures" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 1 Apr. 2023. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/146997/caricatures>.
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