Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 22,695 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Osmosis - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

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.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 26, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013

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