Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Escalated Mistakes


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.

Submitted: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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