The Swirl

On a crowded platform, all around me
confusion. Body sticky from early morning heat
and the walk to the station.
The train approaches, late again.
I turn towards it, eager to be off,
And she is there. Clutching coffee,
Mobile phone in hand.
Her hair is golden, her eyes bright.
I smile at her; a tentative act.
She begins to smile and then is lost
In the swirl of boarding.

Please leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • facebook
    Twitter
    goodreads
    LinkedIn
    soundcloud
    google

    This website and its content is copyright © Nicholas Palmer 2011-2016. All rights reserved.

%d bloggers like this: