Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 82,099 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Patience - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Pick it up.
Read it.
Put it down.
Leave it.
Return in a few years.
Pick it up again.
Doesn't it seem to make sense now?
I knew it would.
All you needed was to allow yourself patience.

For some folks this takes a little bit longer,
Than for others.
But at least you are now comprehending...
That's all that matters.
It's okay,
To place your left foot...
In front of the right one!

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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