Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 58,920 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Too Light - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

You're too light to handle me!
I need someone with backbone.
If that someone is going to call me their own!
Wishy washy folks do nothing for me at all!
I need someone strong.
Someone standing tall!
I need to be held and told when I'm wrong!
I'm seeking someone bold to love...
And enjoy a happiness that is shared very long!
Those afraid of shadows,
And stay away from making mistakes...
Aren't the ones I need around me.
Singing the blues with heartbreaks?
People like that,
I'm trying to shake!
And you're too light weight.
Don't let that bother you!
I'm about truth and honesty...
And a heavyweight I want to meet,
Since I know what that takes...
To make me weak under the sheets!
And you are much too light,
To stir up in me that kind of heat I need!
You're too light to handle me!
I need someone with backbone.
If that someone is going to call me their own!
Wishy washy folks do nothing for me at all!
I need someone strong.
Someone standing tall!
I need to be held and told when I'm wrong!
I'm seeking someone bold to love...
Not someone I can dismiss; push around and shove!
I'm seeking someone bold to love...
And you have no idea how much I want that here!
Nothing against you.
This is what I need for me to come true!
Not someone quick...
And obvious they are avoiding life,
By playing childish mental tricks!


Comments about Too Light by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Ernestine Northover (7/18/2007 3:59:00 PM)


    If you are looking for a 'dominant' character then watch out they don't become too dominant and make your life a misery. How about a woman wrestler - if you want to get physical! ! ! ! Great poem, loved reading it.
    Love and hugs Ernestine. XXX
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  • (7/18/2007 2:47:00 PM)


    Good and honest truth in here......can't help but hoping what is needed is found........one just can't settle for second best you'll only wind up miserable in the end...........marci.xo (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011


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