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$10 A Gallon?
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$10 A Gallon?

Poem By Lawrence S. Pertillar

$10 a gallon?
For what?

'Does that really matter now?
When it approached
One dollar per gallon...
You should have voiced your concern then!
Not when your pockets have gotten thin.
And deepened to hold more lint!
You want to make cents?
Put these sunglasses on.
Grab a twig from a bush...
And get to begging!
MAYBE...
You might gain some sympathy,
From someone who recognizes you are in disguise.
And they are in the mood,
To share with you their good attitude.
IF they have some of 'that' left! '

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" ...To share with you their good attitude. IF they have some of 'that' left! ' " I feel the sentiment of that line so often so much.
Nicely done. Thanks for sharing
I thought the message was clear and poignant, I really like this poem.
Enjoyable. Thank you!
Good message...timely voicing of issues.


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