Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 65,415 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Whether Or Not The Deed Witnessed Is Meant - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

If there is anything one will recognize,
Once they have made up their mind...
With a sacrificing devoted and done to succeed.
There will be those not understanding this drive...
Thriving to accomplish with a yearning inside.
And energized as a bright independent light,
Felt by that one who 'sees'.
With a doing that satisfies one's craving and appetite.

And more opposing will come forward to express,
Their discouragement to depress one with disrespect.
Whether or not the deed witnessed is meant.
To test for the rest of one's life...
When that path one is on feels perfectly right.
And if one can continue through a host of obstacles,
Thrown to discourage until tears flow...
What becomes achieved will more than please the doer

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 19, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 20, 2011


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