Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 48,706 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

There Comes A Time - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

There comes a time,
When something believed cute done...
Loses its cuteness and begins to irritate.

There comes a time,
When expectations rise above mediocrity.
And the acceptance of those who choose to do,
Mediocre things on a continuous basis...
With a losing of mediocrity as something 'cool'.
And from it there is a backing off,
With a recognition of it too!

There comes a time,
When a rudeness to another done...
Has to be confronted,
By the one who no longer finds this cute!
And a introducing to maturity,
From someone who knows it for what it is...
Does not hesitate to keep it patiently,
In a safe place without it being shown fact to face.

There comes a time,
When one who finds being mature...
Has to offend those who find immaturity,
Difficult for them to escape.
And...
There comes a time,
When those who have lost themselves...
Reciting nursery rhymes with comfort,
With a whining done from their limited minds...
Must be left behind.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 8, 2011



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