Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 12,544 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Lawrence S. Pertillar Poems

161. A Movement Off My Path 11/22/2008
162. A Mutual Sharing Has Become Effective 9/3/2011
163. A Natural Knack Chosen 11/10/2011
164. A Natural Part Of A Normal Life 11/22/2014
165. A Need To Express Something Fresh Emerges 10/11/2009
166. A Needed Verification 3/28/2011
167. A Never Ending Process 1/17/2014
168. A Never Forever Is 4/21/2012
169. A New Car In The Summertime 7/6/2013
170. A New Era Has Arrived 9/16/2011
171. A New Low In Popularity 7/28/2011
172. A New Submission 4/11/2012
173. A Normal Thing Done 1/17/2012
174. A Noticeable Nose Dive 11/21/2011
175. A Noticeably Aging School Yard Game 9/29/2011
176. A Nourished Self Centered Pity 4/14/2014
177. A One Dimensional Comprehension 6/12/2014
178. A Parade To Celebrate Victory? 11/29/2009
179. A Parody 7/24/2014
180. A Patience Stops 1/10/2014
181. A Peace They'D Find 9/10/2006
182. A People Of Progressive Ideals 8/15/2012
183. A Perfection To Achieve 7/8/2014
184. A Person's Worth Is Invaluable 11/28/2010
185. A Picture Painted Expresses A Thousand Words 3/28/2012
186. A Place To Stay In Your Head 5/30/2011
187. A Playing Of The Blame Game 11/30/2011
188. A Poet Twist 10/22/2012
189. A Point Of View Expressed 8/25/2007
190. A Positive Disposition 12/1/2013
191. A Preference To Stay Strangers 3/25/2014
192. A Preferred Choice To Live 10/18/2014
193. A Premeditated Wish To Be Evil 10/24/2010
194. A Price Is Always Paid 11/6/2011
195. A Prized And Welcomed Reward 7/20/2012
196. A Prodigy Depicted 6/6/2013
197. A Promise To Keep This Secret 8/27/2011
198. A Providing Of The Ingredients 8/31/2011
199. A Purpose That Remains Effective 12/7/2011
200. A Purpose To Be Validated 8/31/2008
Best Poem of Lawrence S. Pertillar

$10 A Gallon?

$10 a gallon?
For what?

'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! '

Read the full of $10 A Gallon?

That I Can'T Do

You can't be mean to me,
And expect my eyes to glow...
With love and joy.
As if I'm thrilled to get another toy.
That I can't do.
Not even for you if I wanted to, boo.

You can't live your life,
With a doing to me to dump your troubles.

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