Lawrence S. Pertillar

Veteran Poet - 3,516 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Unconscious Competition


I have been single and cautiously looking,
For someone like you to pursue...
With a love for me that is recognized,
No matter What it is I do.

And I know from the start,
That will take someone,
With a strong and dynamic heart.
Since I am not one,
Who is seeking to be beaten...
By unconscious competition.
That in my life,
Has already been done.

This will be uncovered immediately,
To be quickly dismissed.
With an elimination without explanation,
As to why I have chosen to split and exit.

Submitted: Saturday, November 06, 2010

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