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Steam Trains

Rating: 4.8
We used to sit besides the track,
Watching trains go clickety clack.
We'd count each carriage passing by,
And smell the smoke that filled the sky.

A trick that made our parents pale,
Was lay our ears upon the rail
To listen for a steady drumming,
And know that soon a train was coming.
Then back we'd stand with cap in hand,
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Elena Plotkin 29 January 2016
A wonderful homage. Brilliantly written and executed. I am adding it to my favorites.
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Melissa O'dell 18 August 2012
Thanks for this piece! I enjoyed the nostalgia and imagery. :)
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