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Trip To Nowhere
by Stephen Kata
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Sometimes life goes like this....

 

You've been driving for hours,

and sleep tries to overcome you.

You want to head home, but

it's no longer there.

All indications are that

serious problems lie ahead.

What can you do? Crash headlong

into a tree like Jackson Pollock?

Not you. You stay as steady

on the road as you can.

You finally find a motel, but

it's no oasis. The lonely room

smells of spray mixed with odors

it's trying to mask. There's a bible

in a drawer and you use it to lean

on as you sit on the bed writing

yourself a note for in the morning.

"Don't live this life again," you write.

"Don't ever live this life again."

 

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Reviewed by Linda Hill 5/22/2013
Stephen,

Stark and heartwrenching ending. So many have felt this way, me included.

Love and blessings,
+Linda
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 5/8/2013
Has the beginnings of a Stephen King short story.

Ron
Reviewed by John Bidwell 5/8/2013
Ah- this so well nails the down side of life many of us have experienced.
I am very thankful everyday that this sort of thing is behind me- and it looks like it will stay there.
Best wishes- hope for a life you wouldn't mind giving another try.
John
Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke 5/8/2013
This sounds ominously familiar, right down to the 'note to self'.
You have recounted the mood and mindset brilliantly.
Rx



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