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In a hotel room

Romantic dreams were shattered when
They roamed the sheet in search of food
And hunted on the pillowcase;
The bedbugs spoilt the loving mood…*

For Susan’s Hotel Room contest

A true story – have had a phobia ever since!

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  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:55:00 AM
    Many Congratulations on your win Jack sorry i am a bit late and you put me off hotels for life lol xx

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:33:00 AM
    Good job! - Your hotel is 7 star! - Congratulations! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 8:35:00 PM
    Yayyy, HERE IS YOUR winning poem right on the list where I expected to see it. congrats, my friend. And I saw you wrote me an email but probably can't answer it till morning!

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 5:01:00 PM
    Yes,I do hear bedbugs are making a comeback. Nice to see you a winner. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Congratulations on another very fine win, Jack. Always a pleasure to read. Annalise

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 4:14:00 PM
    Jack, CONGRATULATIONS :-) ~ love your awesome winning poem in Susan's contest.. take care.. PD

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 8:30:00 AM
    Eww!!! sorry for ruining your romantic moment with bedbugs friend Jack..find another fine hotel room (^_^). Congratulations on your win..cheers!!! Maria

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 4:14:00 AM
    wow what a bad experience,, wonderful entry....

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 12:07:00 PM
    Oh, wow. Short, yet so very effective! Consider me grossed out - and sympathetic :)

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 9:02:00 PM
    Best wishes for the Winners' List, Jack. A very good entry and you're very good at saying much in a few words... Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 3:22:00 PM
    geeez, that surely would give one the heebie jeebies!! Great to see you put up poems today. I am going home with that horrid feeling in my shoulder again but It can't stop me from catching up on my comments and I am now caught up for the day!! You really did a hotel poem right away like you told me you would and it is cute.

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:48:00 PM
    How awful, Jack! I'd have a phobia too. Great write! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:31:00 PM
    ewwww! great poem, though!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:29:00 PM
    Sounds like a nightmare of a hotel to visit..Enjoyed the humor for the contest..Reads like a winner to me..Sara

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:23:00 PM
    Yuck!! I hate bedbugs too, they are disgusting creatures! But I love your write here my friend! You have written a tremendous poem Jack! What a perfect entry into Susan's contest, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 1:35:00 PM
    wow... Jack, i worked at a motel many years ago.. I had to watch a video on Bed Bugs... not a pretty site,,, I understand why the moment was ruin... good entry... and thank you for the comment on my poem... xox~PD