Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 88,369 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Lawrence S. Pertillar Poems

19681. Been There 12/3/2007
19682. 2008 11/17/2007
19683. A Love To Hate 11/20/2006
19684. 2007 12/31/2006
19685. (the) Depthness Of This Kind Of Introspect... 11/23/2008
19686. 2009 9/17/2008
19687. (further Away) From The Year Two Thousand And Eight 12/28/2008
19688. ~60~ 9/21/2006
19689. '...I Feel Like I'Ve Been Robbed! ' 12/16/2008
19690. ~62~ 10/13/2008
19691. ...And 'Now' I Lay Me Down To Sleep 5/21/2009
19692. ' The Freed Of Getting Frisked At Your Risk Foundation ' 5/25/2011
19693. Michael Joseph Jackson 6/25/2009
19694. (the) Fate Of Fatal Lovers 3/14/2009
19695. (the) Benefit Of Needless Conflict 4/12/2009
19696. (the) Budding Grace Of April 4/28/2007
19697. (the) Bigger Lie 5/14/2009
19698. A Broken Heart Within 9/25/2007
19699. (the) Acceptance Of A Nothingness 5/9/2009
19700. $5 A Barrel Of What? 3/6/2008
19701. $10 A Gallon? 3/18/2008

Comments about Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Faith Elizabeth Brigham (4/30/2006 11:00:00 AM)

    Lawrence-You have so much talent and have always been one of favorite poets here. You have a wonderful style and are a true poet!

    All my best-Faith

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  • Prasetya Utama Prasetya Utama (3/17/2006 1:56:00 AM)

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    Kindly regard,

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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?


When a mind is shut...
Don't try to pry it open.
It is better where it is decaying,
Left alone.
Leave it!
There is hope with others showing
Signs of response.
Those who are replusive...
Are already dead anyway!

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