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Theme Fridays: Hotel

Posted in Theme Fridays with tags , on June 11, 2010 by clancyjane

I turn right where the old hotel was, then left where Annie and Roy once lived, once loved, once paid us ten cents to swing from a limb on their long-gone oak.

Lost  landmarks populate the roads through town that move us past the people in our pasts:

Jenny and Carl

Jesse

George and Myrtle

Curtis and Bessie

Alice and Bethel

Leonard and Evelyn

Mac and Teary

and Red.

Here was the high school, the post office, the hardware store.  Here was the greenhouse, and here the cafe.

In the little houses lining roads like these, there are too few of us to forget even one who once existed here.

A picture survives of the old hotel.  Our people line its balcony, wear their hats, and wait to be counted in a world where what isn’t is as important as what is, and who is matters as much to us as who isn’t anymore.

 

Christine and Annie take on Hotel.