Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 82,328 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

You Can Not Buy This - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

It doesn't matter what you have
How you got it.
If it is yours or not.
Borrowed or on loan.
New or used...
Attached to disconnect.
Stain resistant or chip proof.
The next rage or the last of its kind.
The flavor of the month,
Or something you picked up on Rodeo Drive!
The most recent trip I took with you,
Was my last.
And I meant that.
What I gave to you,
And you chose to give back?
Is not up for grabs.
And it is certainly not on sale!
You can not buy this!
I don't know what made you think you could.

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Comments about You Can Not Buy This by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Ernestine Northover (2/11/2008 12:10:00 PM)

    Nice write Lawrence, I enjoyed reading this one, a neat finish.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2008



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