Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 6,579 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Almost Successful


An 'almost' sought to seek,
But for whatever the reason...
Not quite realized to reach,
Is as good as any intention to mention.
By those sitting to remain seated preaching,
About the importance of initiative.
To then talk about their experiences,
Of those things they could have done when young.
And 'almost' successful.

Submitted: Saturday, August 09, 2014

Topic of this poem: success

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