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…on Leaving Sheffield Station

Rating: 4.5

The sun unveils the secret myriad
through rain splashed windows
A thousand rainbows on the train
Stare back at me in droplets
I read my book I rest my eyes
This journey will soon pass,
Departure, and returning
bear sorrows of there own
window seat my divide
fellow travellers kept at bay

Swimming in my book,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ian Bowen 29 March 2009

Adrian, I feel I may have been sat next to you. Wonderful capture.10/10 Ian

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Max Reif 10 October 2005

Kind of sweet. Sad, of course. The image of your tears merging with the raindrops on the window is touching. When I read a poem that's in a single, long stanza, I feel grateful when I can just follow! : -) I think you convey the sense of being alone on a train journey-'will I walk in those hills? ', etc etc-quite well.

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