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Stopped at home just to pick it up
Whatever it was, the forgetter forgot
Instead, started rooting in desk drawers,
So old. Each treasure was boxed in original gold 
The guilt went away as I put it all back.
Nineteen - twenty, and thirty, and forty, in fact,
In better condition than most of my crap
But who is it for? The owners are dead. 
The sons and the daughters don't know what was said. 
I'm guessing the place that it all wants to go
Is on to TV Land, to the Antiques Road Show!

Copyright ©2008 Karen M Feist-Berg

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  1. Date: 11/1/2009 3:35:00 AM
    Truly an estimable write that moved me as I read through.Sincerely,Eric

  1. Date: 10/26/2009 5:19:00 AM
    Many, many congratulations on your poetry being featured on this October week Karen >> James

  1. Date: 10/26/2009 4:33:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Karen. May you have many more features. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/25/2009 8:57:00 PM
    : ) witty...clever...awesome piece, Karen!! Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week! Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/25/2009 6:28:00 PM
    You have me smiling with this poem. Congratulations on having it featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 12:40:00 AM
    This one made me chuckle...Raul

  1. Date: 10/2/2008 2:44:00 PM
    I am no longer sentimental, but this poem gave me the sense of loathing of what couldve been, I love it.Blessed be. Bellantony

  1. Date: 8/9/2008 11:18:00 AM
    I hate to thrown anything out. but i do love old things and love to go to Antique stores or thrift stores to try to find a good buy. this was a great piece you wrote and enjoyed it. thank you for reading Ninetenn-Sixty-Five and for your comment.

  1. Date: 7/13/2008 10:11:00 AM
    I'm a fan of Antiques Road Show! If I lived close enough, I'd be taking some old belongings too!! However, we can't put a price on sentimental value! Nicely done! ...Carrie