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The sound of the train

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The sound of the train

 
The sound of the train
as you left me that day
without even looking back
It is a sound that will echo always
As the train rolled down the track

 As I walked home in the rain that day
I remember the sound that it made
It made the same  pitta  pat  sound
As  my broken heart, as I walked down the lonely street

The song that I heard when I got home that day
I remember the words quite well
But  now I wish I could  forget
It was a song  we  used to enjoy
An oldie from way back when
But now that my heart was broken in two
"Unforgettable"   made me feel blue


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  1. Date: 5/30/2013 6:56:00 PM
    great words and very touching

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 3:06:00 PM
    I really like this poem, Joseph. It sure brings a melancholy feeling.

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 1:23:00 PM
    awe, you captured the feeling of the broken heart perfectly. I like the way you threw in the worst moments to accompany such a feeling... enjoyed.. LINDA

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 12:56:00 AM
    Vividly expressed as it jerks the heart strings. Difficult to listen to love songs from an era connected to heart ache. I felt the emotion very strong here.

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 8:37:00 AM
    Ah yes, Joseph...You have captured the mood perfectly here and being and old-timer, I remember that song well...Also thanks for your very kind comments and support in the past...VERY encouraging - Tim