Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 56,834 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Prompted To Make Their Selections - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

If they were not pushed with insistence,
To have their druthers more defined.
And their preferences were not limited,
To confine them to prior choices made...
People would be quicker to choose happiness,
Over making impressions for others to approve...
Anyday and at anytime,
Without being prompted to make their selections,
From a list that had already been decided,
Were required prerequisites for the obtaining of it.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2012



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