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Lawrence S. Pertillar

Veteran Poet - 4,456 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Undivided And Immediate Attention


Once one shows,
A knack for being responsible...
Others believe,
They can rely upon and daily receive...
Undivided and immediate attention given.
With no end.
Regardless of the time or when dawn begins,
Even if it's interpreted dawn starts one minute...
'After' midnight.

And that person is also perceived,
As the one who can and should...
Solve every problem that they have.
As they sit back to criticize and complain,
With a choice to do and that remains...
To ultimately give the one reason to leave,
With a wish to distance from those insane...
To prioritize with a focus on one's own life.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 12, 2013

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