Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,467 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

It Takes A While To Catch A Thief


It takes a while to catch a thief.
Slick they are in receiving sympathy.
With a sincerity believed,
They would be the last to steal.
They are like plagiarists...
Lifting from another statements made,
With a twisting of words to attract their appeal.

It takes a while to catch a thief.
Slick they are in receiving sympathy.
With a sincerity believed,
They would be the last to steal.
Since no one would perceive them to be,
Lusting for what others have...
With no effort made they've invested to achieve.

Submitted: Thursday, January 12, 2012
Edited: Friday, January 13, 2012

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