Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

There Is No Permanence Given


There is no permanence given to this existence.
Or challenges beset by obstacles on anyone's path,
No matter how difficult the appearance of the task...
One perceives as being unbearable,
That can not with a faith in place remove.
But some may find it easier to whine,
Than to make up their minds to use their faith.

Although some may take the presence,
Of opportunities away.
As if they have been granted divine power,
To affect someone's life they believe can be swayed.
But there is no permanence given to this existence.
Nor does one get a chance to be chosen,
To play God on any given day they select to perform miracles.

Submitted: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
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