Kay Barcelon

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Small Town, Not A Ghost Town - Poem by Kay Barcelon

I live in a small town
With no rivers to sail
With no mountain to hike
No malls to choose from

I live in a small town
Where you have to make
An appointment to see a bus
An extra effort to get a flight

I live in a small town
Where people think
They know who you are
They know what you do

I live in a small town
Where there is no traffic
At night streets are empty
Most stores closed at six

I live in a small town
Where most people wear
Their best Sunday clothes
Not a bikini top in sight

I live in a small town
A nonviolent town
No one is homeless
Not one starving soul

I live in a small town
And after miles of travel
I could say it is nice to be
Back home safe and warm


Comments about Small Town, Not A Ghost Town by Kay Barcelon

  • (9/5/2006 10:48:00 AM)


    Kay, it must be wonderful going back to your hometown...nice poem..Preets (Report) Reply

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  • (7/23/2006 9:20:00 AM)


    very nice, suddenly took me back to my town when i grew up, its very peaceful there, very backward living and most especially, no armed conflicts. thank you, kay (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010


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