Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 92,306 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

That Mindset Remains With Them - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

As soon as they realized pay was involved,
For something they deemed easy...
Everybody and their mamas wanted in on the act.
And that mindset remains with them to this very day.

People wish to get paid for expressing interest.
Working towards a goal to pursue experience,
With discipline and devotion is not seen on TV.

Expectations are high,
That someone should handover to them...
Fame, fortune and notoriety.
A job doing 'nothing' that can be bragged about!

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 16, 2010

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