Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 48,706 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Lawrence S. Pertillar Poems

11361. On The Downside 10/12/2012
11362. Okey-Doke 10/14/2012
11363. The Act Remains The Same 10/14/2012
11364. So Basic Am I 10/14/2012
11365. Pull It Up From Deep In Your Gut 10/14/2012
11366. That Has Yet To Happen 10/14/2012
11367. Effective And Dramatized Innocence 10/14/2012
11368. I Can Boot A Droop 10/5/2012
11369. What I Actually Meant To Say 10/5/2012
11370. All I Wanted Was Some Water 10/5/2012
11371. Do You Still Need To Be Convinced 10/5/2012
11372. To Be Convinced To Begin To Take Notice 10/5/2012
11373. As Has Been Taught 10/6/2012
11374. Did I Beg From You An Acceptance? 10/6/2012
11375. Kill As A Rooted Weed 10/6/2012
11376. Half-Truths 10/6/2012
11377. Homebase 10/4/2012
11378. Targeted 10/4/2012
11379. When Riches Are Hand-Me-Down 9/30/2012
11380. Goosebumps With Shivers 10/1/2012
11381. First To Thirst With An Impression Rehearsed 10/1/2012
11382. Looking To Start An Argument 10/6/2012
11383. The Complexities Of Life 10/6/2012
11384. In The Palm Of Your Hands 10/7/2012
11385. Let Bygones Be Bygones 10/17/2012
11386. Someone Different 10/17/2012
11387. Applauded For The Doing 10/17/2012
11388. Represented By Observation 10/17/2012
11389. Come What May 10/17/2012
11390. No One That Is Living Has A Quality Owed 10/17/2012
11391. Lazy Spreading Cracks 10/17/2012
11392. When My Good Credit Debited My Kingdom 10/18/2012
11393. Choices Left To Make 10/18/2012
11394. Excessively Broke 10/18/2012
11395. Some Aspect Of Truth 10/18/2012
11396. What It Took For Me To Get Here 10/18/2012
11397. Too Slow To Think 10/19/2012
11398. The Care Provider 10/19/2012
11399. Balance 10/19/2012
11400. In Their Interest To Protest 10/19/2012
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!
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?

Ghastly Ghoulish Rule

Why be dismayed,
By the eggs these chickens laid?
You were told that the rooster
Was a goosing hooting booster.
From the beginning it was said,
Everything he touched he poisoned dead!
And STILL you let him in your coop?
With all his stink and all his poot!
You should have given him long the boot!

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