Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

In Discussions Of Yesterday


Whatever stops one from progessing,
To accept the various stages of life...
With a maturity that reflects self examination,
To apply...
And let go to grow to experience each step,
As denials are set aside...
Is not a decision to make for one who breaks away,
To escape from delusions made...
That keeps a childish mind confined and feeling safe,
In discussions of yesterday with a proving to do as done.

Submitted: Sunday, April 28, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

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