Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

As Easy As Looking At Pictures


If there is anything,
That having personal experiences bring...
Is one simple fact felt and kept intact.
An obtaining of them to have,
Is personal only for the one...
Living to confront them to get them done.

And others who have yet to acquire,
Similar experiences to reminisce in their lives...
Often perceive with belief,
A doing to remove obstacles they have not faced...
Is as easy as looking at pictures in a magazine.
To then flip quickly after seeing a date to replace it.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 02, 2013

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