Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,408 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

With A Conscious Awareness Of Acceptance


So crazed then I would have been,
If I did not begin...
To like myself.
Or found outside of me,
An activity that matched...
My personality.

So empty and lost,
I could have easily roamed...
Without feeling I could express,
My thoughts and observations...
I would experience.
That left my mind and heart impressed.

So willing I am,
And happy to say I am blessed.
So thankful too,
I chose a path and direction...
That strengthened my steps,
With a conscious awareness of acceptance.

Submitted: Thursday, September 29, 2011
Edited: Friday, September 30, 2011
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