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! '
Wizard Of Odds
Created realities endorsed to enforce.
Statistics so false but applauded.
Public declarations faked to state.
And a mind that fascinates.
With an ability to twist,
Those confused when in debate over this.
But yet the wizard of odds,
Displaying an array of moods these days...
Leave too few who can say,