Turning the Page

Reading my novel, I wait for the train
Dreaming of my destination
I know that I know it must be there
As I keep going from station to station

I can’t keep track of all the end of the lines
That I’ve passed by without a blink
I’ve spent some time at every town
I can imagine of what you must think

I know I’ll know, when it comes up the line
It doesn’t matter what my age
I’ve been riding now for forty years
Soon I’ll turn the page

© 2011 Michael Yost

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20 responses to “Turning the Page

  1. Whenever you’re ready, you can turn that page. A wonderful write, Michael.

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  2. Mike, we’re all on that ride. It’s a matter of choosing the correct stop and deciding how long to stay there. God, the metaphors could go on and on for this, because it’s such a good write! Amy
    http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/09/23/jazz-is-abc-weds/

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  3. im sure when you turn the page it will be just as good as the one before xxjen

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  4. It doesn’t really matter, Mike! Just do what you want to when you are ready,at whatever age!

    Hank

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  5. Very nice 🙂
    It would have been easy to overplay this metaphor…you kept it on the tracks and at cruising speed…

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  6. this echoes my piece in a way…the final destination, the goal, when, where?

    one of your best BOO, muahh, welcome back!

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  7. I have nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award, Michael. xoxo

    http://bodhirose.wordpress.com/2011/09/28/the-versatile-blogger-award-2/

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  8. hi boogey have a lovely weekend its here again xxjen

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  9. If a man does not know to what port he is sailing, no wind is favourable. I imagine the same is true about any method of travelling. A great piece this, powerful imagery at the start, very clever ending.
    Just a notification I’ve nominated you for the liebster blog award, go to http://lonelyrecluse.wordpress.com/2011/10/02/liebster-blog-award/ to claim it.
    The Lonely Recluse.

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  10. beautiful and emotional in a powerful way. i feel a sense of heaviness after reading this. such is the power in simple words.

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