Lawrence S. Pertillar (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)
More Of My Time To Give
One day you will regret,
You disrespected my interests.
To remember I accepted your selfishness,
With a belief what I expressed...
Had been only on you addressed,
With no other interests from which to select.
I was 'into' you with feelings felt.
And wanted you to know I could and had focus.
You were part of and not the sum total,
Of the love and affection I have here to share.
And with you now not being there,
Only gives my other interests...
More of my time to give they will get.
And I have no problem at all admitting this...
You 'were' missed.
But not enough to keep me sitting,
With you on my mind to reminisce.
There is a problem most folks have.
And that is the belief people like me,
Can be taken for granted.
Comments about this poem (More Of My Time To Give by Lawrence S. Pertillar )
People who read Lawrence S. Pertillar also read
Top 500 Poems
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Still I Rise
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
William Ernest Henley