Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Quick To Stop To Adapt And Adopt


Memories to believe mean more to me,
Than sitting to reminisce and not experience...
That which I missed,
But had not occurred in my life just yet.
With wishes I had developed the nerve,
To do what I could have done...
But didn't do because of fear,
Like many do who refuse with excuses...
To move with a making of things to happen.
Although quick to stop to adapt,
And adopt the impossible with doubts.

Submitted: Sunday, March 17, 2013

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