Reflections on a Train

Staring at a zoetrope

Of scenery,

Am I passing it

Or is it passing me?

Raindrop refraction

Or a pointillist landscape

Of bare bones of trees?

Murky greys and greens

Merge

Into a single blur

And the metronome

Of train

And rain

Melds me to its rhythm

Until all I see

Is a reflection of me.

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

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