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! '
If it has been left and meant kept,
To leave behind.
And out of your mind to stay that way.
Refuse to let it be revisited.
By someone wishing to fish,
For an explanation to get.
When they had been the reason to cause,
A Conflict that started confusion.
To then expect someone not involved,