Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 90,048 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Asking God - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Something 'intentionally' done,
Can be forgiven.
It is hard.
The scars are there.
Although the wounds may not appear...
A 'forgetting' still lingers.
And the best remedy for disguising that?
Lots of prayer.
Lots of quiet time...
And asking God,
To carry that crap on His back!
He will!
He knows you are still,
A work-in-progress!

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 15, 2011

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