Lawrence S. Pertillar

Bronze Star - 5,041 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

My Desire To Do


I fret neither worry of making mistakes.
Or of the admitting them to those who oppose,
Steps I have taken...
To fallen from a stumble and try over again.
I am not the kind to seek attention or empathy.
I too have wounds to show.
But exposing them would deliver what benefit?

I fear not to live my life to apologize for those wrongs,
I can not overnight eliminate to make right.
I can only with honesty promise to do,
The very best I can.
And knowing that to be true.
With no guarantee what has been done pleases you.
But hoping that it does is my desire to do!

Submitted: Sunday, October 27, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (My Desire To Do by Lawrence S. Pertillar )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. A Visit from St. Nicholas, Clement Clarke Moore
  8. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  9. Talking Turkeys!, Benjamin Zephaniah
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind
To war and arms I fly.

True, a new mistress now I chase,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Eid, Md. Ziaul Haque
  2. Misunderstandings, Md. Ziaul Haque
  3. Queue, Md. Ziaul Haque
  4. An Eagle, Md. Ziaul Haque
  5. New Neighbour, Md. Ziaul Haque
  6. I Feel Free, Md. Ziaul Haque
  7. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash
  8. O, No!, gajanan mishra
  9. Grand Hand, Michael McParland
  10. Waking Up in the foam of soap and a stac.., padli monas
[Hata Bildir]