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On A Train To "Dreamendon"

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On A Train To "Dreamendon"

Fingers tapping....

Upon the windows pane

To a certain rhythm inside

Inside, as the colors and the sights

Out of concious mind

Quickly pass me by

Contemplating deeply, I suppose

Heaven knows....

While out of the corner of my eye

Suddenly, I break this course of thought

As I see her sitting there

A cup of coffee held warmly

Within her soft and lovely hands

Her beautiful smile

As she notices my glance

Upon a train....

Bound for someones somewhere?

And I think unto myself

While staring back out

Quickly across the ambient skies

Unto a world, far beyond this place....

Tapping my fingers gently

As I turn to see her again

Thinking of forever, thoughts

And how, I have never believed

In chance....

Touching the windows frame

Wondering about her life, her story, herself

My eyes, beyond these color marked skies, now

Turning, with a cup of coffee

Still, within her perfect and precious hands

Smiling as I amber

Slowly to where she sits

Tapping her fingers, and tilting her head

"Hello my dear, have not I met you before?"

A gleam of acknowledgment 

As she smiles and says, "Yes"

Upon a train....

Going to someones somewhere?

I take a seat, and I boldly take her hand

Knowing, as the conductor calls out

"Tickets please; " as she reaches into her purse

And I, within the pocket of my shirt

As I gaze into her eyes

Deeply, as she gazes into mine

Next stop; tapping upon the table top

To a rhythm, of beautiful thoughts

Eyes turning unto the ambier skies

Her hand, now gently clutching mine

"I have never believed in chance," she said

As I slowly leaned forward

And then, softly kissed her parting lips

"Here we are," she quietly whispered 

Into my now, enraptured ears

Upon a train....

Unto someones somewhere?

As the conductor called out, "Welcome"



         ~ "Dreamendon" ~

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  1. Date: 7/27/2009 7:22:00 AM
    This is going to my favs John cos its ver beautiful and very romantic,it speaks about life and love so direct to my soul,the chances we have,decisions that have to be made,chances that we have to hold or not to hold hand,to take the chance of trust or loose it forever,the parting kiss that is sad,to let a chance end with a parting kiss,it makes want to know if you had another chance with her and if it ended inDreamendon'once of your best -Outstanding----love-charma

  1. Date: 11/18/2008 3:40:00 PM
    I really like this. Your way better than I am!! You paint a divine picture with your words. Keep up the good work. I look forward to reading more! ~Lo

  1. Date: 11/16/2008 5:57:00 AM
    Just so beautiful. I come back and read this quite often and I thought you had changed it a little. Thank you for always supporting me, and for being a kind heart. Love this, and you are very special. Love Christie

  1. Date: 11/15/2008 2:12:00 AM
    OK! Where can I buy the book? I know that you've written a book John, because your writings are powerful, and your talent is boundless! This is a beautiful work of art! :)

  1. Date: 11/14/2008 6:04:00 AM
    I just keep coming back to read these beautiful words. I had to post again, for, this really is my favorite, you have ever written. Love ya, Christie

  1. Date: 11/13/2008 3:03:00 PM
    Wonderful! I am never disappointed when I come to catch up on all your poems. This is a real gem John. Quite the perfect read before slipping into my own dream filled sleep. Much love always, Nigel

  1. Date: 11/13/2008 4:20:00 AM
    Very clever poem. Very clever title. I guess in our dreams we can do anything, be anything, meet anyone, love anyone. I hope that you dont have to Dreamendon for too long. Thank you for your beautiful words to me. You are a very special person. Hugssss

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 4:18:00 PM
    A dream come this write, Always, Christy

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 3:19:00 PM
    i love this write, and it leaves one wondering well, ehat happened, take care D-nyce

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 3:13:00 PM
    I'm hoping this was a real trip and a real somewhere..if not..I want to go to Dreamendon...This is beautiful. BG

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 1:58:00 PM
    The more I read this one, the more I am convinced that this is not a simple love story, but, another faith filled pen from my clever friend. I am right, aren't I? LOL I love the uniqueness of your wonderful talent, and your light shines so bright, John. Love Chrisite

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 12:49:00 PM
    Like Christie said...Wow! Golly be, John! I want to hear more of this story! This was romantic and enchanting, and endearing! Dream on....and let us know how this all comes out in the end. (Happily ever after?? I hope so!) :) Carrie

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 12:26:00 PM
    John, this was an enchanting piece, nicely written.

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 12:04:00 PM
    Wow, dear John. I think this is my favorite one yet. This is so fabulous. A fairy tale of beautiful. "Unto someones somewhere" Where do you come up with these things. You are a talent, friend. I still am awed. Love Christie