Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Those Who Go Out Of Their Way


Those who are decisive,
In employing a decision made...
Without a moment of hesitation in doubt,
I am quick to give respect.

However...
Those who go out of their way,
To break their necks...
Proceeding in stubborn directions,
Have taught me how blessed I am.
I hope never to be 'that' stupid.

Submitted: Monday, October 11, 2010
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