From Chesapeake to Ohio

© Matthew Word Bain

I walked these freight yards as a child
my mother’s cousin worked for the railroad
and he led us around when we came to visit
almost almost heaven out this way
up in the Allegheny Highlands
long before Driver 8 rolled in
I was counting boxcars
reveling in engines
taking cabooses for granted
as one did in those days…

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purveyor of stochastic resonance | pilgrim of blur | describing diaphaneity by means of ambiguity | https://www.patreon.com/matthewwordbain

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Matthew Word Bain

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purveyor of stochastic resonance | pilgrim of blur | describing diaphaneity by means of ambiguity | https://www.patreon.com/matthewwordbain

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