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Memory Motel
by Katharine L Sparrow

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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In the odd moment
when you cross my mind,
it's like I've stopped
along the highway
at a seedy motel
in the rain-

that heavy feeling
you get
from tired furniture
and tacky drapes.
Hanging on the smell
of molded carpet
and stale cigarettes,
memories of you
Did we ever breathe
the freshness of
green, spring love?
Or was it as I remember-
struggling to adjust
rabbit ears on
an empty TV screen
and seeing only


© 2011 Katharine L. Sparrow

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Reviewed by J Howard 11/19/2011
interesting analogy about love...what's real, what imagined.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 7/14/2011
Wonderful poem, formidable message, and I'm so glad I've found your poetry Katharine.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/14/2011
Powerfully emotive and replete with meaning; your words touch the reader's soul, Katharine. Love and peace,


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