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Lillian Susan Thomas


*A Waltz Wave: Train Whistle


Train
whistle
fades
sliding
eastward down
the scale
as
it dis-
appears: all
I will know of
where it goes.
Falling
star,
streaking
from Leo:
all I
know
of its
fall.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Edited: Saturday, November 07, 2009

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  • Rookie Kerry O'Connor (10/23/2009 12:41:00 PM)

    What a beautiful description. I love the juxtaposition of the sound of the train and the sight of the falling star. Really evocative. (Report) Reply

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