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Date: 07/10/19 11:23
Railroad Poems
Author: Railrev

An odd request.
Does anyone know of any railroad poems that might be appropriate for a eulogy for a man who worked on ATSF?
Thanks for the help.

Cross posting on a couple of other forums

Date: 07/10/19 13:04
Re: Railroad Poems
Author: OHCR1551

Date: 07/11/19 15:05
Re: Railroad Poems
Author: xrds72

Edna St. Vincent Millay's Travel is another oneTravel
Edna St. Vincent Millayhttp://www.yourdailypoem.com/i/next.png <phorum break> Next The railroad track is miles away,
And the day is loud with voices speaking,
Yet there isn't a train goes by all day
But I hear its whistle shrieking.

All night there isn't a train goes by,
Though the night is still for sleep and dreaming,
But I see its cinders red on the sky,
And hear its engine steaming.

My heart is warm with the friends I make,
And better friends I'll not be knowing,
Yet there isn't a train I wouldn't take,
No matter where it's going.

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