Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 94,742 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

For Services Rendered - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

What's the use of tap dancing...
If you are doing so in hush puppies?
I thought the whole idea
Was to make as much noise as possible,
When washing windows?
Especially if the purpose is to attract attention,
For the need of a higher pay!
Unless there has been a promise made,
To give everyone a pig AND a chicken...
For services rendered?

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 5, 2011


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