train ride
pulling away
from my past

5 Responses

  1. Marilyn Hazelton Says:

    I remember taking that train ride! Thank you!

  2. Magyar Says:

    __ Grand, and I thank you Claudette, you've caused this senryu; thinking of everyone's train, counting time, as that time clicks away… track to track. _m

    clock to clack
    when train wheels count as they roll
    time passes

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    train ride
    pulling away
    from my past


    Even when a train ride is to the next town or city, or perhaps the airport, we feel we leaving things behind, hopefully for the better. But intriguingly as each train ride leaves a past behind, they accumulate, as we always come back physically maybe with someone else's baggage.

    A gently thought(s)-provoking verse.

    I think after the forthcoming anthology of train poems comes out later this, we'll be inspired to write many more, and perhaps dealing with complex issues too in such a fine way.

    train sitting:facingpeoplei’drathernot

    Alan Summers

    one line haiku
    Publication credits: Raw NerVz (Summer 1995)

  4. Claudette Russell Says:

    I appreciate the comments!

  5. martin1223 Says:

    This is wonderful! I love the phrase "pulling away/ from the past" and if coming back, reminds me of the movie title: "back to the future".

    train window
    the sun follows the geese

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