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Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,195 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Osmosis


Living within the midst,
Of one's own history to experience...
Does not need an interpretation,
From anyone who has been distant from it...
To interpret those events to re-invent,
Those occurrences to convince others...
With a doing of their unsolicited druthers,
To embellish exaggerations to get an attention.

So often there are a few,
Willing to give their opinions and points of view...
As to how someone has come to achieve,
A wisdom received...
As if through osmosis this was done to accomplish,
Without participating in a life one lives...
With a doing to do and not to prove to anyone,
What one does to achieve is not in need of an audience.

Submitted: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013

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