Amid parallel running tracks
in the north of England,
we workers saw their ending
as appurtenances in railway yards.
I asked the most forthright,
was this a truth then?
His answer “I don’t know, Mate.”
And I loved him for it.
Colin James has a couple of chapbooks of poetry published: Dreams Of The Really Annoying from Writing Knights Press and A Thoroughness Not Deprived of Absurdity from Piski’s Porch Press and a book of poems, Resisting Probability, from Sagging Meniscus Press.