Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 56,262 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Chapter 8 - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Goodnight teaser.
With your emptiness,
And suspicous intent!
You sent two drinks,
From the bartender with a wink!
Believing a weakness,
Will provide a hook up to link!

Goodnight teaser.
I've seen you hop from table to stool.
Flirting with your looseness glimpse,
Hoping to attract unescorted fools!
I happen to be in research...
Observing singles at meat bars!
And if you have read the note I've sent,
You'll discover my taste for raw oysters and caviar!

Goodnight teaser.
I will probably be up real late!
I will put some wine on ice at 10.
And if you're not knocking on room 815...
By midnight,
You will be much too late!

Goodnight teaser.
I'm seeking a subject...
On those who tempt old geezers!
To complete my findings,
And put a close to chapter 8...
With a bit of social unwinding,
I could use and appreciate!

Goodnight teaser.
I have a view to share that's nice!
If you decide you will like to be satisfied...
Knock softly once,
With a 'knock knock' twice!

('Chapter 8' a 'Theory of Employment, Interest and Money'
written by JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES (1883-1946))

Comments about Chapter 8 by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (7/22/2007 4:12:00 PM)

    I loved this one. Nice write for sure! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 21, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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