Lawrence S. Pertillar

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Children To Remain - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Until we can listen,
To that which is being expressed.
Without developing a personalized connection to it.
That stops to allow understanding involved.
We will stay emotionally attached to react.
And not affective to receive comprehension.
A requirement acquired by respectful adults.

The only thing most people have achieved,
To have noticed done successfully...
Is grow older.
To not grow up.
And children to remain self serving.

Topic(s) of this poem: children


Comments about Children To Remain by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Gajanan Mishra (4/22/2018 12:27:00 AM)

    children to remain self serving, good one sir. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 21, 2018



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