Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Fired Up


I'm so fired...
Up.
I can't get enough.
And filled with desire,
That keeps me strong...
With a feeling tough.
I'm not in the mood,
To accept that funky stuff!

My troubles have been minimized,
Since my eyes have been opened wide.
And my mind is no longer pre-occupied,
With a trying to run away from purpose...
I once denied.
I am fired up with a seeking to blaze,
On a path where excuse makers...
Have no choice but to get out of my way.

Submitted: Monday, October 28, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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