Brooklyn Winter

November 8, 2017
By PepsiPolina SILVER, Frederick, Maryland
PepsiPolina SILVER, Frederick, Maryland
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Above all heads a train speeds away;
The skeletons below are rattled into dance.
To live beneath the express all must learn to move
In its time--clock and tempo both!

The train breathes into the lowly
Air filtered so it gurgles dark brown.
While clouding deeper into shriveled lungs,
A heaving chant is choired all about.

The frost twisting up every pole
Blues all hands, driving them deep into pockets.
In rage the wind bites deeper into every face--
Pinking and paling its scars upon them.

I asked one of these souls
How they soldiered on;
He told me something which I will tell you now:
That winter doesn’t last through summer.

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on Apr. 29 at 7:00 pm
WolfWhisperer0911 DIAMOND, Crosby, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"For I command you, be brave and steadfast! For the Lord your God will be with you whenever you go."
-Joshua 1:9

"Throw me to the wolves, and I'll return leading the pack."- Unknown

"Never moon a werewolf." -Mike Binder

@PepsiPolina I like the idea of trains and the supernatural in the poem, it makes it gothic and beautiful at the same time.

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