Platform #2

This is not
a point along the way
where we can stop
and dream of
grand destinations, 
baggage arranged,  
cars waiting tensely,
doors slamming.

Central Stations
coalesce departures 
groaning steel, 
engines' strained expectations
  and maybe just then
the quiet faith
of meeting you,
once I get there.


 Jon Bohrn (2003)



Metro Station Train
photograph 1999 Cris Pedregal Martin

 

previousindexnext

previous | index | next