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Watershed

Dark and brooding Clouds are gathering Grey and menacing Sinister In their character They wait… Here’s hoping the train Will out run their post An airborne watershed Primed to burst…   Thatcher Doran Advertisements

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Blue…Solid

Waiting at the station Early morning sky is Blue…solid But gentle on eyes…still tired A sandstone wall sits Capped with galvanised Rods Standing to attention Saluting a new day A performance yet to come Modernity as a play The actors … Continue reading

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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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A Momentary Distraction

While quietly reading Maxwell’s Pluto I noticed the ground looked damp A momentary distraction Then, obviously…wet It left A Turner sky To be admired Though the rain Now gone The train moves On and on Deep into the Flatlands Another … Continue reading

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An Evening Holding its Breath

Journeying home At the tail end of a day Whitewashed With doubt and lies Even the sun had gone Inside Left a shadow in its stead The train will stop at every Station Slowly working its way Pass the corrugated … Continue reading

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To Bridge the Afternoon

I missed the train….. my timetable out of date the guts of two hours to wait the cafĂ© beckons do I go or do I stay? tick, tick the seconds click too much time to think a cappuccino and a … Continue reading

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In the Cradle of an Evening

Returning by train only one stop in-between at the end of a pleasant april day holding a gentle breeze in the cradle of an evening a mood weaving a bewitching spell brewing a consciousness larger than the singularity of a … Continue reading

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In Vibrant Colours

On a train, journeying on the first day of the last week of August I see the rape fields have Gone…. that sea of Yellow Vanished the earth turned upside down…. brown cleaned and leveled scraped, left almost new Summer’s … Continue reading

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No Invitation Needed

Some of the most interesting words Arrive…. while driving from the train station Here, without invitation like flies along a riverbank persistent…. no doubt with a purpose nibbling on the ears but I have no pen to hand nor scrap … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Chance

at that moment of doubt where is the message…? a symbol of hope that graffiti on the wall…. or that quoted poet…. where are the words! the alchemy of thought for me…. it’s travelling by train on a Sunday morning … Continue reading

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