Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Invitations Meant For All


The doing of routines,
Become less felt as beneficial.
There is an emptiness assessed to be superficial,
Remaining fixed in maintained, sustained stubbornness...
For the ones that have become disappointed like this.

Absent are valid thoughts,
Wanting change with those wishes done.
Absent is the wanting of fresh air to breathe,
Or a desire for that to come to leave behind sorrows.
Although it is very clear the Sun rises daily to appear.

Uninvited is the feeling when invitations meant for all...
Aren't accepted yet rejected by those with eyes closed,
Who have abandoned wishful dreams.
Even if it seems,
What comes to shine brightly can remove their gloom.

Absent to dismiss are valid thoughts once existing,
In the minds wanting change with those wishes done.
Absent is the desire of fresh air to breathe that inspires.
Or the initiative to come to leave behind addicting sorrows.
Although it is very clear the Sun rises to appear,
As done for 'anyone' taking steps with recognized kept faith!

Submitted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Invitations Meant For All by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

Poem of the Day

poet John Clare

I love to see the old heath's withered brake
Mingle its crimpled leaves with furze and ling,
While the old heron from the lonely lake
Starts slow and flaps its melancholy wing,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Grace Paley

 

Trending Poems

  1. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. Emmonsail's Heath in Winter, John Clare
  8. A Fairy Song, William Shakespeare
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]