Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

This Doing Done Is Far From Easy


Time, devotion, with a discipline given,
Has made a doing done look too easy.
And too many perceive this to believe.

Those unaccustomed to dedication,
Are the first to critique what another does.
With their shallow comments to deliver,
About 'how' what is done requires little effort.
And is not difficult at all if it is loved.

Although...
Anyone who has ever known love to keep,
Knows this doing done is far from easy.

Submitted: Sunday, February 16, 2014

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