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! '
Many do to do with thoughtlessness.
Not to think of the cost.
Or the expense it takes,
To undo what was done did.
Unnecessary to do in the first place.
Hoping forgiveness to ask for it,
Will be forgotten to forget,
A price and cost another pays.
Without benefit of a receipt to get.