Railway Robin

Perched perky atop a grimy conduit,
Out of reach across the lines,
Warbling a train’s approach he ruffles,
Puffs, then hefting cloudbound, chirrups
Laughter at my leaden feet.

He goes up and I go underground,
Where rats from the suicide pit
Stare greedy pinpoints, seen-it-all eyes,
Scurry freely down the lines and chitter
Laughter at my ticket.

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3 Responses to Railway Robin

  1. Ji says:

    beautiful writing!

  2. Ji says:

    http://itistimetothinkformyself.blogspot.com/2010/04/awards-are-given-to-jingle-by-kathy.html

    please visit the link above and take some awards you like…

    I would appreciate it if you comment for a poem I write and posted there…
    I enjoyed your company.
    hope to see you next week.

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