The Train Rolls On

Mountains melt into clouds
As the sun falls beneath the world
To brighten other, distant days ahead
And leave this one behind.

A grey and white twilight backlight
Illuminates the earthen specters
Blending lake, land, and sky.

I gaze across the pallid water
From the window of the 7:15 Rapid Transit Train,
Transfixed by the mysterious ephemeral
That is already disappearing
Before it ever fully comes to being.

The day has ended
And the night is approaching,
But I am grasping at smoke
Trying to possess transforming twilight.

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6 comments

  1. steflifeandstuff · May 30

    mmm…soothing

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jennie · July 30

    Wonderful!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. angelbeamsblog · September 26

    To brighten other, distant days ahead……. very poetic. Keep on writing.

    Liked by 1 person

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