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  LAWRENCE S. PERTILLAR (February/'47)
 
 
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  11197.     

Something Fowl to De-feather

Time is trying so hard,
To be kind...
To a longing entrapped in my mind.

I am aware my impatience holds,
Onto contemplation.
Enforced within a dancing hesitation.
As I consider...
Being available to blind dating.

And that expectation,
To inspect a prospective soulmate...
Stays attached to my awaiting fate.
Although my deflated ego,
May be used as temporary bait!
During these times,
I am reminded of my aging.

And yet...
When I hear knocking at my door,
I don't expect.
I wonder aloud...
'Is this an opportunity I should explore?
Or could this be a certified letter...
Being delivered I should ignore?
Or allow.

Is it another 'bill'?
This 'could' be a Mary! '

I look...
And discover,
It's my neighbor!
Ready to gossip as before.
('What a damn bore! ')

'Wouldn't it be easier,
To conduct a random survey? '
I am asked...
As my neighbor enters and passes,
Me.
'At least you would roam...
A few steps away from your own,
Comfort zone.'

No!
That would ruin my flair for ambiance.
And homegrown hospitality,
That would be left begging to be shared.
I know someone for me will come...
To sniff the bliss scented air.

'Before or 'after'...
This misting of your 'BS' is released?
To spare those who prefer minted geese? '

Hmmm...
What are you implying?
Should I...
Or should I not,
Continue to spray my place with curry?

'You want a ram or a lamb...
To spice your heated sheets? '

Good question.
I had not thought...
To lay my chops on mutton!
I had been thinking,
Of offering something fowl to de-feather!
Hoping it to please,
The taste of one seasoned....
And ready to de-frock for a bit of frolic.

'Then you must add a hint of garlic,
And roast with vitamin-E! '
 
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  11198.     

Something Genuine That Has Rare Vitality

Each will come to have their turn.
To positions to appease egos.
And each will eventually...
Do their best,
To keep their practiced plagiarisms...
Hopefully to continue to go undetected,
To become recognized as a slice of innovation.

Cleverly kept in disguise.
And provides them their motivation.

Although,
This activity...
Leaves the taste for the originator,
To return to give what has been yearned.
Something genuine.
That has rare vitality!
And none are able to reproduce it,
With an ambiance...
That spices the atmosphere with such an array of flavors.

And I know I do this very well.
I've been behind the scenes auditioning for too long!
 
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  11199.     

Something Good Could Be Had

Something good could be had and last.
But some are too busy scrutinizing,
Things done...
In another one's past.
Envy and jealousy leads the way.
But a lack of truth keeps them sad...
Everyday.
And the removal of it completely...
There is nothing left much to say,
But goodbye to the victims!
 
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  11200.     

Something Good To Do And Say

Where is the opportunity
To let what 'was' go?
To know that today...
Has more purpose than yesterday.
Right now,
In this moment.
Let us be in 'it' without delay!

Where is the opportunity
To say what was 'is' done?
Nothing gained is more rewarding...
Than to know something fresh has begun!
Beating dead horses and riding slow turtles,
To make a point that will never be won!
Doesn't do a thing when slinging aged mud...
To accomplish an understanding,
Misunderstood.
Let us leave it alone...
Like we should!

Where is the opportunity
To let what 'was' go?
To know that today...
Has more purpose than yesterday.
Right now,
In this moment.
Let us be in 'it' without delay!

Right now,
In this moment...
Help me help us,
Find something good to do and say!
You must be tired,
Like I know I am...
To discover in review,
Nothing 'fresh' or new to be pursued!
And reliving past emotions feed,
A time that is not returning...
We should leave as is and let it be!
 
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