Aboard the Express

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 07, 2017

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https://m.soundcloud.com/user-921599710/aboard-the-express Hop aboard the Express Coast to coast, city to city, passengers in line Electric locomotive, powering at speed Turn about the corner, tilting train along the track Compartments of the carriage Synchronized flow, signal – stop sign Yet a glance behind, dancing of the trees Horses on the moor A scenic tour, destination ever-near Of varied kinds, capacities great and small Lest we fall, yet with closed eyes we crawl Make way to the mountain, sloping steep hill Railway equipped, pinion wheel grip The fascination a journey entails Straddling monorail, of columns held upon Embrace beams above roads Diesel locomotives, powering gears Afore times we have known, use of pulling alone Steam locomotives, signs of the time Wait in line, aboard the horse-drawn carriage Pressure, power, steam Fuel for freight trains, packed with heavy loads Rolling wagon wheel Roll-on record breakers, ravishing appeal

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