Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Meant To Live


Does it seem as obvious as it is,
That the ones unafraid to take risks...
Have faced challenges and experiences,
To mature from them and benefit.
And not succumb to doubts and fears presented.

While those living lives undecided,
Have become accustomed to hiding...
Behind a host of excuses and alibis to deny,
Life is given and meant to live.
And not to become seduced by re-adjusted limits.

Submitted: Monday, November 26, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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