POEM:the memory cafe

Deserted corridors

Empty stairways

One lonely lift.

That was then…

NOW…

Remains of window displays

Time -expired(Time has expired for Lewis’s)notices

Lights in two windows

One solitary chair

From the cafe with its fittings ripped out

The memory cafe

A window on the world.

Where will she go now?-

The old lady who called in there every morning

for a chat and cup of tea

before seeing her sick brother  in hospital.

Time passes

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Published by: decayetude

ENTHUSIASMS: CLASSICAL MUSIC, ESPECIALLY OBSCURE ROMANTIC COMPOSERS; BACH/HANDEL LITERATURE, ESPECIALLY THOUGHTFUL, WELL-WRITTEN(STYLISTICALLY)NOVELS W G SEBALD WALTER BENJAMIN THEODOR ADORNO(JUST BEGINNING!) AESTHETIC PHILOSOPHY GAY MEN'S WRITING;QUEER THEORY STIMULATING DISCUSSIONS(EMOTIONALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY) GOOD RICH THICK ESPRESSO MICHAEL PONTI SPRITUALITY/LIFE'S "AURA"(BENJAMIN), WHATEVER TRANSCENDENTAL THING YOU WANT TO CALL THIS MEMORY-the elusiveness thereof. LOST TIME AND AN ATTEMPT AT ITS REDEMPTION(NON THEISTICALLY/RELIGIOUSLY)

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