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Slip, Sliding Away…

The last train Slips Through deserted yard Pass metal fence… That naked lazy bank And on Towards satellite posts Then, the flatlands This snake will blink And wink At ditch and tree Into the last hour Of a vexed day … Continue reading

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Yet, Time is Regular

Reading Larkin on the train suspicious of life but, afraid of death This metal beast sliders through the landscape Cow and sheep mowing grass Mouth to ground Indifferent to familiar sounds Noise Filters through naked trees While horses wear overcoats … Continue reading

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Surviving Another Year

A brand new year has just been born Storm force rain has wet its head The cycle starts again…. While sipping coffee in my usual place Le grand cafe “Cafe en Seine” I know their faces but not their names … Continue reading

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Lingering in the Night Air

from the cafe bar the scribbler in the corner sees at this time of year at the end of day evening twilight surrender to the visitor the prince of darkness casts his spell…. human souls seek out the comfort of … Continue reading

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Awakened From Its Slumber

at night train stations exposed and naked empty alone, except for the company of the dark except for the silent cries of isolated islands of light pinned and needled numbed by the fingers of the night a pending awareness…. waiting … Continue reading

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