Lawrence S. Pertillar

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

Lawrence S. Pertillar Poems

17001. Undued 6/28/2011
17002. A Devalued Piece Of Paper 8/6/2011
17003. Today... The Thought Of You Disgust Me To Tears 8/3/2011
17004. For Mental And Physical Health Reasons 8/21/2011
17005. I Will Hunt You Down 8/27/2011
17006. My Old Lover 9/18/2011
17007. Keep It Focused 8/23/2011
17008. We Are Family 9/23/2011
17009. We Sit And Wish To Free Ourselves 10/8/2011
17010. Inventive Thinking And Creative Ways 10/10/2011
17011. Listen To Yourself 10/3/2011
17012. Running Away Doesn'T Free 10/27/2011
17013. Total And Complete Comprehension 12/6/2011
17014. The Bottomline Is This 12/9/2011
17015. Banana Bread-Baked And Buttered 7/8/2009
17016. Why Do We Analyze The 'Why' 6/29/2009
17017. Little Tommy 8/4/2009
17018. May Not Have Known Who They Are 10/18/2009
17019. 'A-Rat-A-Tat-Tat.' 10/26/2009
17020. Unbuckling From That Tight Thick Strap 3/12/2009
17021. Yinged And Yanged 5/11/2009
17022. If Not For Love 6/11/2009
17023. Drop Your Buns Aunt Betty 6/27/2009
17024. The Reckless Ones 8/9/2008
17025. Walk With Your Head Held High 9/16/2008
17026. Piranhas 10/10/2008
17027. So Close To Forever 9/27/2008
17028. Soul Creator 10/4/2008
17029. If We Are Not Here To Give And Receive 10/2/2008
17030. To Be Free Of Not Having Children 10/11/2008
17031. Fading Standards 12/16/2008
17032. That Sense They Have Of Entitlement 12/18/2008
17033. Nothing In The Pot Is Fit To Eat 2/12/2009
17034. News Of The World 1/27/2009
17035. It Will Still Make Sense 2/18/2009
17036. Overcoming Setbacks 2/24/2009
17037. Don'T Get It Twisted 1/11/2007
17038. Declaration Of Independence 12/28/2006
17039. Beyoncé 12/25/2006
17040. Crimes Against Humanity 3/22/2007
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!
MAYBE...
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?

You Know The Ones

Aren't you tired of the folks who pass judgement?
You know the ones...
Quick to tell you how you should live
Always taking handouts from those they take for granted,
Criticizing the people who take their time to give.

Aren't you sick of those who waste your time to gossip?
You know the ones,
Glued to phones like weapons,

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