Lawrence S. Pertillar

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Competing In Competitions - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

You lured me with one hope and wish,
That from you I would get...
Love to express and devotion I'd expect.
With it done unconditionally.
Yet...
Had I known you had conditions hidden,
While awaiting to see...
If I would meet your preferences,
Time I had given with love confessed...
Would have been saved and not wasted,
With it clear you did not have or could address...
What it takes to keep me appreciating,
That which I selected to be at the top of my list.
And not one represents,
Competing in competitions to have others impressed.

Topic(s) of this poem: life


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  • (12/9/2014 6:52:00 PM)

    if a good poem is one that makes you think you know the one being talking about, then this is a good poem, Lawrence. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 9, 2014



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