Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 49,798 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Many Mistakes By Them Were Made - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Now they want to say,
Many mistakes by them were made.
As if a stumbling along the way,
Did not scream to get their attention.

And those who were there to prevent their despair,
Are now solicited for their suggestions to mention.
But that energy dismissed,
No longer lingers in the air from lips who cared.

Many mistakes by them were made.
And today they make attempts to correct their own nonsense,
But aren't lessons learned when the choice is made to listen?
And not when one decides a time lost can be revived.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 16, 2011

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