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Lonely Restless Hotel Nights

August 22, 2014
By tonypony PLATINUM, Torrance, California
tonypony PLATINUM, Torrance, California
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Favorite Quote:
Just because we don't feel flesh doesn't mean we don't fear death - Crystal Castles
I got soul but I'm not a soldier - The Killers


Light dares to peek out from behind the curtain

As if to whisper the secrets of the new day

As if to taunt me with the temptation of the outdoors

As if to spy on the slumbering residents lodged in this lonely hotel complex

 

Light grows brighter, strengthening as the seconds turn to minutes,

and the minutes turn to hours

As the day, having already begun anew, passes me by

 

Light, seemingly pure and clear, seeps from behind the curtains,

Whose own colour is indistinguishable

The muted curtains

Outlined in the blank light,

Are still while I am restless


The author's comments:

Written during dawn one sleepless night while lodged at a hotel, on August 10, 2014.


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