Tag: train

Slow coach

A big locomotive has pulled into town,Heavy, humungus, with sweat rolling down,A plump jumbo olive.Huffing and puffing and panting and smelly,Fire belches forth from her fat cast iron belly. Poof, how she’s burning,Oof, how she’s boiling,Puff, how she’s churning,Huff, how she’s toiling.She’s fully exhausted… Continue Reading “Slow coach”

In the rain

After a record-breaking warm dry May, it’s refreshing to join Sarah’s Poetics prompt: Rain

Back tracking

I’m coming back – in reverse too my carriage seat confronts a fading track the train counting off the in-betweens in railroad ties whistle-stops and scheduled ones we meet in brief here at Crewe is where everyone changes (you never did though – never… Continue Reading “Back tracking”