Frieght Train

June 20, 2013
Freight Train

All Aboard!

3:00 AM

I laid in the top bunk

Staring at the ceiling

I heard it.

The rusty wheels

Did everybody hear it?

The sharp screech

Am I the only one?

In the distance


Something that was so distant

Seemed so close

The wheels go around



Screaming at her

Pointing the light at her

Does he dare hit her?




Hissing black smoke into the air

Does anyone smell it?

Does anyone feel the steam?

Am I the only one who thinks this is wrong?

*20 minutes until we reach our final destination

I just wanted to yell


But I can’t.

It won’t hear me

It won’t hear me

It won’t hear her

It won’t hear her

5:00 AM

The train is gone.

The smell is disappearing

The screeching stopped.

The smoke has evaporated into the air

The sun is peaking over the trees

She is smiling trying to make the day bright.


Everybody knows it will be back

Tomorrow at 3:00AM.

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AllSurreal123 said...
Jul. 3, 2013 at 6:23 pm
Sorry about the spacing.....
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