by john k zimmerman
Thursday, July 03, 2003
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this poem is painfully autobiographical
its theme is like unto the theme of
"CNR 6213' and "The Hole"
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‘Tis a bad place to live,
me, with my wayward heart,
between two railways,
just north of the highway.
I hear them waking or sleeping:
trains thundering, east and west,
trucks and cars whining along the asphalt.
Me, trapped and caged here,
between two railways
just north of the highway,
where the traffic whines
and the trains rumble night and day....
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|Reviewed by Bill
|I have been there in the dark of the night and heard all the sounds and felt the silence in my heart. Very Good John:
CELEBRATE TOMORROW WITH ME PLEASE:
|Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
|Tough spot, been there, won't go back... do yourself a favor, get some kind of wheels... good write...
|Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
|We need to get you a car, darlin' so you can get away from there. Seriously, a fine work. Bravo.|
|Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
|This was wonderful, outstanding to read today,
|Reviewed by Aamie Burnley
|... i have been there in dreams, and in waking where the trains so stretch horizon to horizon. change & opportunity await such a dreamer, if one has the will to meet the challenge; however, if they are only a shadow of temptation, then you are dead on with this one. delicious food for thought!|