Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 97,136 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Listen To Yourself - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

It is all in the open now!
And I hope you are not feeling,
Too ridiculous.

Listen to yourself.
What are you saying to me today,
That I didn't say to you yesterday?
Or the day before?
There is a difference though.

When I told you I could no longer afford,
To keep paying for things that didn't make me happy...
You laughed.
Even more so when I walked away.
Telling you to stay and keep your traps intact.
Remember that?

Your traps were repossessed.
I thought you told me you owned them?

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Comments about Listen To Yourself by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Bernard SnyderBernard Snyder (10/4/2011 12:38:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing such an emotional 'piece Lawrence! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 3, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 4, 2011


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