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Sequence 

I saw the train at middle distance,
It ran slow and was white,
It had many window and in each 
One I saw my brother. 
He didn´t see me although he looked
In my direction, but beyond me 
And the life he had lived before me.
I think it was a spring day I saw flowers
Twined together like a bouquet  
Near the tracks… the train disappeared 
Into a tunnel and when all was 
Quiet I heard a bird sing so sadly I thought 
It must have lost its nest.   


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  1. Date: 4/30/2013 6:41:00 AM
    Very nice poem.

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen
    Date: 4/30/2013 7:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Matthew
  1. Date: 4/16/2013 7:07:00 AM
    Dear Jan, I love the eeriness and vividness of this poem. Flowers twined together like a bouquet near the tracks is like a death and the aftermath of the bird left behind sadly looking for his nest is how I like to look at this. Your brother oblivious as the train takes him. I love it. Kathy

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen
    Date: 4/16/2013 10:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    you got it 100% dear Kathy