Goin’ Home

Her silver glint, Struck the sky, Shinin' off the steel. I walked along the wobbly banks, Sinkin' in my dreams. The wooden ties sang a song, Shakin' under shoes. I clenched my toes. She rumbled so, Shatterin' silence with her wheels. Horns sounded off, Chugs...
Train Hopping Baldwin Florida

Respect the Steel

She thwacked me once, She slammed me twice, Her path stifled my tracks. I bruised, I bled, I cracked my head, Mangling my cheer. For not every catch,  On the fly, Brought romantic bliss... Fumblin' feet and hot pursuit left me, but adrift. A flap of...
Train Hopping Grainer

Emotional Nihilist

The Emotional Nihilist - Prose Poetry He walks alone; Drowning in himself; His incompetence His sorrows His fears All clouding his mind… His choices An emotional nihilist Seeking hedonistic pleasures… With a tip of the bottle A pop of a pill A flick of a flame Addiction...

The Bipolar Express

Train Hopping Poetry This vessel of emotion is like a sinking ship.   He tries to mend the wound, but the stitches are infinite.   To mask intense sorrow with a hedonistic lifestyle allows the depiction of...

A Night on the Steel

Slowly I tiptoe Shadows drown glistening steel She creeps to a halt I wait patiently Grass joins the chorus of wind Whirs fade to a hiss I jump to my feet She starts rolling inch by inch Rocks slip under foot I clench...

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