Demon Train


In the distance, hear the horn
Thunder in its wake
The earth quakes, shakes your bones
On railroad tracks no longer there
A destination into the unknown

Locomotion, from wherefrom?
Who drives this vessel? Conundrum
As lightning strikes and brimstone burns
The phantom wheels forever turn

Through fog enshrouded, nightmare line
A deep impression throughout time
The Demon Train of Devil Lake
All aboard, your soul to take!

Author's Notes/Comments: 

When all is quiet, and those near the lake drift off to sleep, in wee hours a low vibration is felt right to the bone, with the unmistakable sound of a muted train's horn sounding through the night air. Down in town, long-since abandoned rusted railroad tracks lead down into the earth.

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