Learn More

Angela Wybrow

Rookie - 209 Points (Salisbury, Wilts, UK)

The Train To Waterloo

I can see the 10.06 train heading towards Waterloo,
And, I wish I could jump aboard, and go there too!
I have a real longing to head on up to London City,
But I have to go to work today, which is a real pity.

In spirit, I’m also riding with the people on the train,
But, here, in this sleepy old town, my body remains.
I can imagine myself sitting there in a train carriage;
With London, I have formed a really loving marriage!

To be one of those lucky passengers, I am yearning;
So much so, that it feels as though my heart is burning.
I can imagine sitting on a train, which is really packed,
As it heads up towards London, along the railway tracks.

I’ve lived here, all my life, in this sleepy little town,
Where there is hardly ever anything really going down.
But, in London, there is always something going on,
Amidst the Capital’s seemingly never-ending throng.

I so love being there, slap bang in the middle of it all;
Surrounded by crowds, the river, and buildings so tall.
Compared to my town, there’s a different atmosphere;
It’s more exciting, more happening, than it ever is here.

The sights and sounds, in London, I so love to savour,
And breathe in the aroma of a whole world of flavours.
To go to London very often, sadly, I just can’t afford,
But it still doesn’t stop me wishing that I was aboard.

Submitted: Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Train To Waterloo by Angela Wybrow )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Poppy, Hazel Connelly
  2. When Owls Do Cry, Poetic Lilly Emery
  3. Beautiful Sunset, John F. McCullagh
  4. Dull glory, Soumita Sarkar Ray
  5. The Blue of His Face, Marieta Maglas
  6. Moonlight Love, Krystal Whinery
  7. Haiku&, Morgan Michaels
  9. Swollen Heart, Ronald Chapman
  10. Riddle poem-2, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Conscience is instinct bred in the house,
Feeling and Thinking propagate the sin
By an unnatural breeding in and in.
I say, Turn it out doors,
Into the moors.
...... Read complete »


Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]