Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 36,809 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Lawrence S. Pertillar Poems

17361. You'Ve Got To Want To Get 1/25/2011
17362. You'Ve Gotta Gotta Go 4/5/2009
17363. You'Ve Hit Me With Your Karma 12/11/2008
17364. You'Ve Lost Me 5/3/2008
17365. You'Ve Made All Of Them Liars 2/23/2011
17366. You'Ve Said It All 3/30/2013
17367. You'Ve Selected Me For Your Trip? 7/24/2008
17368. Zapped 5/20/2006
17369. Zebra 4/27/2016
17370. Zenyatta 11/6/2010
17371. Zero 1/24/2008
17372. Zero Defects 1/22/2011
17373. Zero Zip Are The Benefits 6/30/2011
17374. Zero. None. Zilch To Erase 'Nots' 4/21/2012
17375. Zip It 5/23/2008
17376. Zombies Have Been Seen 8/10/2008
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!
MAYBE...
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?

Members Of A Tribe

With values wished to relive,
As a treasure expected...
From one generation to the next.
Can not sustain to remain,
That same kind of mindset.
If what had been valued,
Loses reason, purpose and effect.
Without a projected respect,
To have gone neglected to teach it.

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