2022 Poetry Marathon, Hour Eight

Hour eight poem, based on the prompt:

When the train reaches the tunnels
the sound changes

the scene outside the window
changes to shades of black
punctuated by the occasional sign or signal

Attention shifts from outside to inside
I open a beer, open my journal

and write down thoughts
I will soon forget

After the first trip, I know where I am
when the train reaches the tunnels

Attention shifts from outside to inside
maybe I entertain a wish or two
I hope will come true when I arrive

and then maybe, just maybe
I learn where I’m going

13:31, 25 June 2022

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