Twiglet #161

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The Night Train

As if at war with the stars,
it’s speeding black,
a blurred red strip line.
Picks at the tracks,
swallows them whole,
and then picks its teeth
with bright steel ties.
Darkens sunlight, it does,
always, always,
shuddering away, and
breaking the night with its
skinny whistle moan.

 

 

Twiglet #161 “night train”. ©️ Misky 2020. Image: Unsplash CC00

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