THE GEM 10 SEP 2016 :“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.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Selected Poetry | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

THE WHISTLE OF A TRAINThere’s something most exciting in the whistle of a train;It’s sighted in the distance and comes panting through the rain.Then the bustle on the station, with kisses freely won,And those who hide a heartache for those who did not come.There’s something very thrilling in the whistle of a train;The distant signal turns to green, and back to red again ;The throbbing pistons grudgingly take up their precious load,And then the steely monster is launched upon its road.There’s something quite conclusive in the whistle of a train,Something terribly final that throbs into your brain ;There are those who’ve said their au revoirs, that for a time must sever,There are many who have said good-bye, perhaps farewell forever.TOP T., Wagin.http://railwaysongs.blogspot.com.au/2013/03/the-whistle-of-train.html

Source: “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.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Selected Poetry | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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