Signs Of Quicksand

Lawrence S. Pertillar 1947 (Connecticut)



The flashing neon lights.
Bright to see upon broad billboards.
With pictures depicting,
Victims screaming for help.
And...
Within fences built.
Warning the presence,
Of trained pitbull dogs...
Will and not 'maybe' attack.
Anyone that trespasses.
Can not stop those defiant.
Wishing to prove,
Themselves exceptions...
To obey laws and rules.
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Submitted by lpahtillah on May 06, 2021

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Scheme ABCDEFGHIAJKLM
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 327
Words 51
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14

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