Lawrence S. Pertillar

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Despite Rolling Eyes - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Strong!
Confident.
Self-assured.
Endures setbacks,
With faith and dignity applied.
Relies on God...
To assist the dismissal
Of inner struggles,
Disguised
No one can describe,
From a depth inside.
And not afraid at all...
To admit
Sometimes there are conflicts and flaws!
And yet...
Beset by criticisms one gets.
In silence one accepts this!
Taught that it takes...
Heartaches carried with heartbreaks!
And despite criticisms and rolling eyes...
A success rewarded will materialize.
If one seeks to meet challenges,
Without the shallowness of whines and cries!


Comments about Despite Rolling Eyes by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Ernestine Northover (10/31/2007 12:18:00 PM)


    This is very 'right' in what it says, Lawrence. One has to rise above all trials, to win success. No one is interested in someone who moans all the time. Like the poem Solitude.
    Laugh and the world laughs with you,
    Cry and you cry alone.
    I enjoyed reading this very much.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011


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