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! '
Shoes To Choose
Why look for something until it is found.
To not know what it is,
That is wanted.
Would it be better to know what is wanted.
To find it and then to know,
That which was wanted and found...
Eliminates 'something' known,
Not to really want in the first place.
With time to save knowing,