Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

I Live My Beliefs


I respect your acceptance,
Of that which you keep...
As a means to obtain your sanity.
Never have I questioned your choices.

Although I have never received,
A mutual showing of respect shown to me...
I am not the one complaining in a campaign,
To have what it is I believe focused upon...
With such attention.

I live my beliefs!
I have no need to reach out,
With a convincing of them to mention.
I live my beliefs daily and with intention.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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