Train of Thought

I felt very creative on our train journey down to Konstanz last year and wrote all manner of poetry. At one point I was just gazing out of the window, observing the names of the train stations that we passed by and watching as life unfolded before my eyes. Whilst in this existentialist mood I write the following poem.

Nature Channel

We glide past glazed fields of golden green

Bare branches blending into ploughed plot

As the sun’s silver wand strikes through the slate-blue blanket

Rocked into restful reflection by the soft slurring of engine

I can feel;

the tips of my toes

planted soles

rocket refuelling

Entertained by the novelty of newly observed train station names

Frauenfeld…Weinfelden…

Fields of Gold

So much evolves when I let the day unfold naturally

Winding its way along the track

driven by the call of unknown destinations

Two red kites almost collide before me

And I recline and tune in to nature’s emission

Photo : https://www.thelocal.ch

Advertisements

12 thoughts on “Train of Thought

  1. Superb! Brilliant! Splendid! I loved this poem!
    And thank you so much for following my blog.I hope you will like my posts if you read them.
    Wish you a good time!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s