Lawrence S. Pertillar
Lawrence S. Pertillar Poems
$10 A Gallon?
$10 a gallon?
'Does that really matter now?
When it approached
One dollar per gallon...
You should have voiced your concern then!
Not when your pockets have gotten thin.
And deepened to hold more lint!
You want to make cents?
Put these sunglasses on.
Grab a twig from a bush...
And get to begging!
You might gain some sympathy,
From someone who recognizes you are in disguise.
And they are in the mood,
To share with you their good attitude.
IF they have some of 'that' left! '
One's choice to follow,
The direction of growth...
Seems mentally healthier,
For one to take this approach...
When one steps to know it best to accept,
An expanding of a mind going through stages...
Is part of life to be adventured and explored.
Attempting to prevent this experience to resent,