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! '
How can laws and justice,
Be viable to document.
As a blueprint to follow.
And taught to our children,
To consent to them and obey.
When everyday they are expected,
To absorb the correctness of life.
In textbooks they read to feel deceived.
When what they are taught to believe,