Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

I Wish An Acceptance For My Strengths


I have all the support I need...
For those weaknesses upon me that feed.

I wish an acceptance for my strengths!
Strong and bold shoulders,
To come and be at my defense.

Whenever I choose to suffer and bleed publicly,
I have all the support I need.

But I don't have those in my life who oppose,
Those sorrows others choose in me to see.

Submitted: Thursday, March 18, 2010
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