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The Night Train

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The Night Train


Between the easy virtue of the night; virgin morn
We board the train. It thunders ever further on 
Melancholy  metallic chants;  it’s voice.  Rhythmic song
Our fragile dreams mere freight;  to carry with no particular regard.
And passes stamped;  tracks irrevocably laid 
Await the jolt;  the ticket collector’s awakening call 
We will the thundering beast to slow; or lose it’s way
For perhaps this will be the night; the journey ends
Far further along this unforgiving track; or not quite there
Just not where they think we ought to be.

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  1. Date: 7/21/2012 1:01:00 AM
    Hi Adam, lovely free verse. Love the freight allusion. And welcome to the Soup!