A runaway train a life full of pain
Running avoiding the hurt
Getting away with lies, dancing in the rain
Treating everyone like dirt
Call me insane 
I am my on freak on my runaway train

Running like the gingerbread man
Running as fast as I can
Catch me now if you can
Abandoning every life  plan
Removing the ones in my life I cannot stand
Finding myself in  Rome
How the Hell  did i end up in another land
Take me French men by the hand
Sent me back with the runaway brand

Trust me it is no joy to feel like a toy
Runaway train has been my only joy
Leaving everything behind
Meting myself as a homeless in every cargo
Runaway train in my on matchbox
Runaway train lighting up the flames
Runaway train my life full of speed
Running avoiding my hearts need
Tracking me down and you'll find me in my own  
( Soul Asylum) lost in a ( Runaway Train)

********A FUN SPROUT 
My runaway train has ended
, everyone joined, jumped in my cargo
My runaway train all the supers   mended 
Waiting on them who joined my Wells Fargo
Thank you  everyone for closing the contest, 
In less than 24 hrs. Did not expect that.
Being my first contest and all,
I looked for one thing i needed to see. 
A different point of view Of what I wrote above


Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 7/8/2015 5:42:00 PM
Life wasn't meant to be lead in a rocking chair. Like the feeling in this.
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Date: 6/22/2014 1:39:00 PM
SKAT This is a creative, powerful, and unique write. I felt like I was right there with you. Thank you for the nice comment on my I Did It My Way poem.
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Date: 4/13/2014 10:11:00 AM
Hi, my dearest sis and friend Skat! I'm so glad & honored to read one of your precious gems tonight. I love riding on trains, even the horror trains at carnivals 'cuz I enjoyed screaming:)). I enjoyed so much this awesome write of yours exuding your creative talent. Thank u so much for sharing! Sending u biggest hugs & smiles! Have a great weekend to u & your family! lovem4everLeonora
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Date: 2/19/2014 10:40:00 AM
Riding a train should be a rewarding and relaxing experience , A lullabye for the soul . Runaway trains are just a bit too scary I loved this Skat . Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 7/25/2013 5:53:00 PM
The first line alone is so powerful- wow! Why on earth were you never added to my list of favorite poets until now?! What the heck??! Haha, you're such a killer poet!
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Date: 12/11/2012 6:58:00 AM
like this so much skat, wonderful poem, love the philosophy...
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Date: 10/25/2010 1:02:00 PM
right off the tracks and no turning back...shoot to kill into that suicide spill
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Date: 7/27/2010 4:10:00 PM
Trains are related to our lives and dreaming about them (been a time when i would dream of trains almost ever hour spent sleeping) or writting poems on them signifies just how mush you are close to understanding life which is an achievement. it's a great write definitely and thank you for your encouraging remarks on ..what's up...
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Date: 5/24/2010 12:32:00 PM
Remember, gingerbread men can be eaten. Don't let life eat you up. Powerful! Love, daver
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Date: 5/22/2010 9:53:00 AM
Irma, just sent you a soupmail....Chris.
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Date: 5/20/2010 4:08:00 PM
You are getting lots of awesomes here becuase it IS. . .. AWESOME!!!
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Date: 5/19/2010 4:50:00 PM
Miss.Awesome poet of the whole POETRYSOUP, keep the contests rollin' on your runaway train. the ride was's cool how you use the gingerbread man to describe your running away.great write.have a wonderful night, Irma! -Always&Forever Lynette
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Date: 5/19/2010 2:39:00 PM
enjoyed---thanks for the contest--it is different and a welcome change.
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Date: 5/19/2010 8:43:00 AM
i love trains. when i grow up i want to be an engineer - run the trains, wow. that may interfere with my other desire to be a cowboy when i grow up. see, your poem brought me back to my own juvenile wants but then you mixed in some reality. i loved the ride, thank you, chuck
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Date: 5/19/2010 6:35:00 AM
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Date: 5/18/2010 11:03:00 PM
now this is why poets can not enter their own contest, they would just win out loud,, Later L.),,..p..d.d
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Date: 5/18/2010 10:04:00 PM
You certainly made me feel like I was on that train with you. Keep it going...Dan C
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Date: 5/18/2010 9:02:00 PM
AWESOME Irma... simply AWESOME.. and thankxxx for my win in your contest again... am on vacation but cannot stay away from Soup especially at nights... u have really stepped up to the plate girl and run two great contests.. so proud of u Irma BBF and u continue to show the "haters" if there are any left... what a wonderful woman u are... smart and funny and gifted and talented... go get them girlfriend..luv.. from the "Sweetheart"
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Date: 5/18/2010 7:39:00 PM
Glad you had a good time judging! Keep up the good work...Light & Love
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Date: 5/18/2010 7:33:00 PM
I sure can relate to your train, Skat! I was glad to join you in your runaway train :) --it was a challenge that I enjoyed writing--you sure tap into something different, now dark poetry-- thanks again for the honor of being in your winner's list :)
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Date: 5/18/2010 12:40:00 PM
If only you could join your contest! I love it. Seems like everyone has their own take on a runaway train and it's refreshing to see this point of view. Beautiful write.
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Date: 5/18/2010 8:46:00 AM
I would definitely say you pulled this one off well, and quick. Congrats on your 1st contest!
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Date: 5/18/2010 8:45:00 AM
Joined your Wells Fargo! LOL
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