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Colorado Small Town Memories

A dog named Pups and a cat named Kitty,
together they roam the city.
But it’s not really a city, is it?
Two blocks of main street is all they visit.

It’s an old town that never grew.
None of the buildings are considered new,
a grocery, dime stone, hardware and such
gas station and drug store – not much.
One road in and one road out,
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Gary Witt 20 December 2009
John: Nicely done. My memories of Durango are limited to two or three visits between the ages of 6 and 14. Used to love the train to Silverton. You've captured a universal small town attitude here. You could be speaking of any small town from Durango to Julesburg. Many thanks. -G
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Linda Ori 19 June 2009
A taste of pure nostalgia! This reminded me of my childhood days growing up in rural Ohio. Much the same flavor. Love the imagery here - such a simple place and a much less complicated atmosphere. You painted quite a picture with this piece, John - thank you! Linda : -)
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Shashendra Amalshan 03 June 2009
hello sir... this is simply a splendid write.....a very professional and one at that....i enjoyed it till the end...liked the rhythm and the flow of this one too...this simply a great one.....nice..bring back memories of my home town too..now i live in a concrete forest....and in a housing scheme...this is superb///hats off A++
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Rob Bishop 19 May 2009
Brilliant, Hooked from start till finish on such discriptive verse
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Zachary Clark 16 May 2009
A lovely poem and smaller then I'd think ours was. I live in a bigger town but I get the same veiw and knowing thank you.
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Jim Hogg 21 April 2009
I enjoyed this John. There's considerable writing dexterity and intelligence on view - and some less obvious - in this, and as a result you bring that small town to life on the page.
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Commendable work, John...Stellar rhyme0scheme, and as my good friend Mr. Wyllie alluded to...sterling imagework... F j R 2009
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Duncan Wyllie 13 April 2009
Your imagery and skill and so noticable in this finely woven art Love duncan X
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wow...that's all I can say. haha. it reminds me of where my aunt kind of lives. great imagery. takes you on a journey
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Duh Huh 12 April 2009
Small town sentiment painted into a portrait of life that i can almost taste with your vividly written imagery. A definite 10+++ for me and i will be around for more from you :) Thanks for sharing.
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