Lawrence S. Pertillar (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)
Pretentions seldom correct mistakes.
Often it takes a facing of them,
To admit they exist.
Since escalated mistakes do not evaporate.
Nor do they seem to fade away to be erased...
With more excuses made as replacements.
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