Morning Train

Before the sun rises, the morning train swishes and sways back and forth.  The low grumble of the engine pulling or pushing the cars screeches on narrow tracks as the 7:21 begins to ramble down the line picking up speed carrying the morning commuters...

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Death Train

I almost died today.  Sometimes I can become so hyper-focused on a task or a thing its sort of like an obsession.  Blotting out everything to the point of oblivion.  While I was focused on the train I needed to be on, I headed for the train crossing.  I never saw or heard the train that was about to crush my body to a bloody pulp.  I didn’t see my life flash before my eyes the way I sometimes do right before I have a completely near miss. 

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