Delays

by Jem Croucher

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Stuck on a train at East Croydon
We’re moving at one mile an hour
Looks like I’m going to be rather late
for my seminar in Euston Tower

No reason has been given to us
But with all of the trains on the line
I don’t think I’ll be seeing London
now for what may be quite some time

Still, I have my music and my poetry book
so I’ve plenty to occupy me
for the time this journey takes to complete
However long that might be!

©Jemverse

Photo – East Croydon station from the late running 08:46 out of Shoreham-by-Sea. As it transpired, the train was just over an hour late getting into London Victoria. C’est la vie! – Jempics

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