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No Tell Motel

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Below is the poem entitled No Tell Motel which was written by poet Brenda Atry. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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No Tell Motel

There's a no tell motel
Just up the road a bit
It cherishes its secrets
Like a horse chomps on its bits

The rooms are small and squallid
With a queen size mattress strewn
Across the age worn carpet
That has stories to exhume

The walls have needed painting
Some twenty years or more
But dingy is as dingy does
The guests don't ask for more

And that wall mounted television
No antenna there for years
But movies still play on demand
They don't star Richard Gere

That old man at the counter
He's leering at some folks
But twenty's buys his silence
For all us respectable folks.

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  1. Date: 5/23/2014 8:57:00 AM
    Hi Brenda, This was unique and clever. Very good write:~) Thanks so much for sharing this with us here. Congrats on this being featured. Love and Peace, Deborah

  1. Date: 5/22/2014 11:52:00 AM
    BRENDA, Congratulations, on having your poem featured on the Poetry Soup's home page. Hope you are enjoying the exposure. Hugs & Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/22/2014 11:38:00 AM
    Hi Brenda, nice to know you. You splendidly brought back an era that may not exist. This great poem poem should serve as a souvenir. Great Write.

  1. Date: 5/20/2014 1:32:00 AM
    If walls could talk I'm sure we would be let in on all the secrets. I'm sure walls wouldn't be corrupted by any twenties

  1. Date: 5/18/2014 11:50:00 PM
    Well done without being vulgar.

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 8:08:00 PM
    Just stopping by to say Hi this evening it's been too long since I have read your fine verses. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 12:27:00 AM
    very cool write brenda Luv*Skat

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 7:36:00 PM
    That last line is a gut buster...classic good poem.

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 7:01:00 PM
    hahaha. I had a good chuckle on this one. Nice one, Brenda. :))