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The Abandoned Railroad

The Abandoned Railroad By Elton Camp Its wooden ties are in a state of decay The rail bed is partly washed away Nature slowly but surely will reclaim Then once again all will be the same Though the rails alone for decades last Testimony that a train formerly passed Surveyors and laborers worked in vain Why it was put there, none can explain For those who built it no longer are alive The works of man so seldom long survive So it has been through the ages of history Both people & their works lost in mystery

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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