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! '
Beyond Many Noons
There are those who dislike,
That life lived has a process.
And from each stage left to leave,
There is a step that requires...
Aging to experience with it to receive.
Although one's youth to feel and it to keep,
May not be one's wish to have it witnessed.
Since many wish to believe,