Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 52,584 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

My Brother In Law, Al - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

My brother in law, AL
Is such a wonderful guy.
He doesn't walk on water...
But if he thought he could,
We would all watch him try!
A great brother and father...
And grandfather too!
There is nothing he would stop
For someone else to do!

He works like a team of horses...
Even when he is sick!
And when he takes time for himself,
We all worry about it!
'He's doing what? ? ?
What's the matter with him? '

He is 'always' so positive.
Although my sister Mim says,
'Oh, no he's not.
He can give much attitude!
And that's why I love him a lot! '
She 'is' his better half!
They are a match.
That's why they remain attached!

My brother in law, AL...
Is a pal and a friend! I
I often ask him how he does it?
And he just laughs...
Or quietly grins!

He knows who he is.
And those who are blessed...
Have much respect and appreciate him!
But don't call him Alfred Lee...
A raised eyebrow to you he will send!

And even then...
He has a smile or a grin to show again.

Comments about My Brother In Law, Al by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (4/13/2008 1:21:00 PM)

    thanks for sharing thoughful message, pertaining to a love one. take care. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 13, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 13, 2008

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