Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 100,522 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

My Goal? - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

My goal?
To please God.
And do as He wishes.
That is my goal.
I am sure God realizes,
My flesh is weak to temptation teases.
And even though I feel entrapped,
Within this 'maze' we call life...
I know some things I have done has pleased Him.
Since I have no problems at all,
With sleeping peacefully at night!
Unlike some others...
Who have self righteous appetites.
And even quoting scriptures and speaking in tongues...
They complain that nothing is right,
Or they can not see in their lives...
All the good for them God has done!
My goal?
To please God.
And do as He wishes.
On this journey?
To stay as far away from those folks as possible!
That is my goal!

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 8, 2008

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