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Submitted Poems 238 total


Achieving to accomplish anything rare.
And considered spectacular.
Can motivate and inspire those who seek,
Something unique and unexpected.
That reaches beyond repeated routines.
Then it happens.
Heightening expectations.
With a demanding of more...

by Lawrence S. Pertillar

added by lpahtillah
13 hours ago

Pointed Fingers

Taking away what one has brought,
To a table serving others well.
No one should sit complaining.
Or have it heard what another brings,
Brought to offer to dish it up.
Or to share information beneficial.

by Lawrence S. Pertillar

added by lpahtillah
22 hours ago

Throwing Money On A Wound

Throwing money on a wound to heal it,
Remains to be a reliable activity...
When people fear the cause and expect,
Money will correct...
What a tourniquet to have needed,
Would never eliminate a pain felt to feel.
Or the blood still flowing through...

by Lawrence S. Pertillar

added by lpahtillah
1 day ago

Success Achievers

Such a thin line,
Success achievers...
Are expected to balance upon.
Under pressure.
As if...
Nothing else matters.
But the pleasing to leave,
Accepted impressions made.
To be judged by those caring less,
What it takes to accomplish one's best.

by Lawrence S. Pertillar

added by lpahtillah
1 day ago

Feeling Felt To Believe

Whatever done,
At the best of one's ability.
Driven by challenges that motivate,
A facing of obstacles.
That may or may not be there,
But one still will create.
Just to do a doing done better.
Than one had done to do to improve.
Is just the beginn...

by Lawrence S. Pertillar

added by lpahtillah
1 day ago

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