Accessible, Yes! Acceptable, No!

Poem By Lawrence S. Pertillar

Why can't you look on the bright side of life?

'I do.
Whenever I am not skipping over trash.
Or listening to those sermonizing about unity...
As they take hypocritical steps in and out of gutters.

I am fine dealing with the brighter side of life.
But I refuse to be delusional about your reality!
Or fantasize about what I see.
I don't find your garbage acceptable.

Accessible, yes!
Acceptable, no! '

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