Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 68,697 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

What 'Is' Your Purpose? ...(If You Don'T Have That) - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Not into the sounds of whines.
Or complaints rotated on a pity plate.
All that is observed,
Has existed with your acceptance.
If it did not meet to your approval...
It sure has surrounded you,
For a very long time!
The value of your nothingness has increased.
And the substance you had not produced,
Is going to be a long time coming!
Since it was you who convinced,
Yourself and others...
Your lives were not worthy of your pride!
And if you don't have 'that'?
What 'is' your purpose?

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 2, 2008

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