In The Foyer Of Hotel Lonely

Being lonely is so wearing

Eyes averted fingers drum

Lasering of furtive glances

Pain of self-conscious hum


Repressed passion lashes

Barricades vast but hidden

Terror of getting through

Fears that come unbidden


Desire versus inhibition

Self-image sorely racked

By corroded self-esteem

Egos that failure hacked


Behaviours only reinforce

Self-loathing and gloom

Temporary guests unable

To secure a double room


A porter eyes them kindly

Seen this charade before

Knows before long they'll

Sigh and head for the door

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◄ Best Supporting Actress

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jennifer Malden

Thu 22nd Oct 2020 11:12

Lovely as usual! Are all your characters so desperate!!!! Very funny but also sad at the same time. One has seen this happen often, or thinks one has. Jennifer

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