Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 82,328 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Where You'Re Coming From - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

You can not walk in my shoes
And expect to achieve progress.
Nor can you look over my shoulder,
To perceive your accomplishments!
Nothing that I've done,
Materialized just on wishes.

You want an easy ride.
Without hard work done...
Or tears to cry!
You want a smooth and clear path,
With time to joke and time to laugh!

They may call this business the creative arts!
But the creative part about it...?
How to sustain a sanity maintained
While holding onto a part of you...
No one but you know!
And It breathes with life but no one sees it!
As ignorant comments are made on a daily basis,
About 'you' and your lack of progress!

You want an easy ride.
Without hard work done...
Or tears to cry!
You want a smooth and clear path,
With time to joke and time to laugh!

You can not walk in my shoes
And expect to achieve progress.
Nor can you look over my shoulder,
To perceive your accomplishments!
Nothing that I've done,
Materialized just on wishes.

Years in the making!
Years with much of my heart breaking!
It took me years...
And don't think I don't notice,
Where you're coming from!


Comments about Where You'Re Coming From by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (8/21/2007 11:18:00 PM)

    Nothing in life comes easy, at least the things worth having..You've worked hard for your success as is evident in your bio. marci~~~~~ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 31, 2011


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