Thursday, April 12, 2018

Guest House Blues

PHOTO PROMPT © Yarnspinnerr

I recall the first time we met
I was looking for a place to rent
In the classified was your Guest House

A room is available it said
With an attached bathroom
Suitable for single and lonely men

But no hanky panky will be allowed
We are not that liberal a crowd
Intrigued I applied

To get away from mouldy food
Stolen underwear and a shared den
Be here at six came the reply

I stood under a broken fan
Wondering should I knock or ring
You opened the door and I knew it then

That ad was heaven sent.




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Word Count : 100.

Continuing with the A to Z challenge but today I am combining it with the Friday Fictioneers.

Today it is 'G' for 'Guest House Blues'.

My challenge for April is to write poetry. My A to Z entries can be navigated to from this page - A2Z, I will be very pleased if you managed to take some time out to read and comments on the poems.

To read other stories by the Fictioneers this week click here and to read other writers doing the A2Z challenge click here

I'd love read what you think about this post...



40 comments :

  1. How sweet, I hope the accommodation lives up to the host :-)
    https://iainkellywriting.com/2018/04/12/k-is-for-komarno-slovakia-and-komarom-hungary/

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    1. I don't think he went anywhere else after this ;-) Thanks for reading & commenting Iain.

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  2. What a lovely take, Subroto!

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    1. Thank you Dale I am glad you liked it.

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  3. An uplifting ending there. Well done.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Sandra.

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  4. A homely accommodation is next to heaven.

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    1. it is indeed. Thank you for reading and commenting Tomichan.

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  5. Anonymous7:55 am

    Oh wow! Lovely story.
    Best wishes
    Moon

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    1. Thank you Moon, I am glad you liked it.

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  6. A very engaging read, beautifully structured. I wonder if he'll find love with the person who opened the door.

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    1. I think he already has. Thanks for your comments Lisa.

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  7. That was lovely to read. Well done!

    Susan A Eames at
    Travel, Fiction and Photos

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    1. Thank you Susan, I am glad you liked it.

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  8. Anonymous6:55 am

    A delightful read.

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  9. Ooh, but there's to be no hanky panky... :-)

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    1. That may be the first rule to get thrown out :-) Thanks for reading & commenting Alistair.

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  10. That's an original and happy take on the prompt - I enjoyed it!

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    1. Thank you Penny I am glad you liked it.

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  11. What a lovely take on the prompt.

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    1. Thanks for reading Gabriele.

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  12. let me guess... awesome landlady. :)

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    1. Seems like it :-)
      Thanks for commenting Plaridel.

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  13. Dear Subroto,

    Cute story with an uplifting ending. You started my day with a smile. G is for good job!

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. T is for Thank you. I am glad you liked it.

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  14. Well, that was an unexpected ending to could have been a sordid tale :)

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    1. Thanks for reading and commenting Linda.

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  15. Anonymous5:37 am

    Wow.I loved the ending of this moving story. Pleased he's got something to look forward to.
    Best wishes,
    Rowena

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    1. Thank you Rowena, I am glad you liked it.

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  16. Leaves so much to imaginations :) Lovely read!

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    1. Thanks for reading and commenting Nikita.

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  17. Excellent closing line. Well done, Subroto.

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    1. Thanks Russell I am glad you liked it.

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  18. Such a lovely story!

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  19. Everything dilapidated but a lovely ending, well done

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    1. Thanks Michael, I am glad you liked it.

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  20. Anonymous6:37 am

    I really like the meter in this and you pack so much backstory into your illuminating stanzas.

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    1. Thank you Sarah for your comments. I am glad you liked it.

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