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The Steaming Train

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The Steaming Train

A train steamed away tonight
Taking you away from me

I arrive at the station too late
To find you gone with the wind's tale

With your forgotten scarf in my hand
I tried to fly to your new land

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  1. Date: 1/16/2009 7:27:00 AM
    wonderful imagery - I like the significance of the scarf in your hand - all that you have left of a departed friend/loved one..

  1. Date: 12/30/2008 7:15:00 AM
    Great title and great write. Sad and evocative images, sara. I love the scarf line. Thanks for your comment. Hope your new year is wonderful. Love and hugs, Christie

  1. Date: 12/25/2008 5:47:00 AM
    sounds like a lost love one, any way or you missed the train huh. i love the end and how it sums every thing up, beatifully written and seems like it should be longer.

  1. Date: 12/17/2008 8:20:00 AM
    I just love this write. It is magical..the last line is terrific. Great job!