..............MIDNIGHT EXPRESS.....................

unable to sleep one night-
I felt a need 
to leave,
in search of a reprieve,
I’ve done all I can do,
time for something new

travelling to a place I’d like to be…
taken to the simplicity of
trips of laugh at-s, we step back to where…
walking with myself
and talking with myself,
trusting my mind,
my intentions,
dreams, 
and visions
I felt like a duck during migration,
and find myself at a train station
no schedule is required
because you know we’re always moving.
we move and we travel over ups… downs…
I enter,
and merge to the center,
of the platform,
somewhat torn,
decision is upon me,
and I decide calmly,
ticket in hand,
I give it to the man,
no luggage for this trip,
the old things don’t fit,
shared understanding about moments of…
Still.
still moments still pushing beyond…
“ALL ABOARD”
announces the conductor,I glance at the others,
my seat awaits
and I seal my fate,
the doors to the train close
I chose-
voyages, missions of motions to get to
a place that’s safe, it’s ok to feel tired.
an illusion of exhaustion fuels the ride we didn’t sign up for…
my seat, 
leather and cold,
unused,
again I choose
I slide up to the window
and peer out
as the world moves about….
all I have known 
is now gone,
the new realm
at the helm,
not sure and
slightly scared,
truth bared
never been to this place
,the train sets it’s pace,
there’s mild turbulence
as the train rocks
forth…and….back,
yet steady on the track,
sky
pitch

black
travelling without a ticket, soaring with new wings -
the new freedom this brings is lifting us past
rash implications like paying to move, buying your way…
twinkling stars
Venus?
maybe Mars
am I seen 
as I see?
after some time
I get off
this is my NEW city
swift. it’s fast but slow, un-paced beats of feet
stomping a path, cutting a way to make sense of
time gone by while we roll…
I now understand,
it’s all in my hands,
and it’s up to me to implement my plans
.
.
.
COLLABORATION BETWEEN MARKEZZACKUI AND GRETCHEN……(NOT SEPERATE VERSUS….BUT MESHED VERSUS)

..............MIDNIGHT EXPRESS.....................

MarkezzAckui ...

SAN JOSE, United States

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THIS IS A POEM THAT IS WRITTEN BY GRETCHEN AND MYSELF…..I ADMIRE HER WORK AND HOW SHE PUTS WORDS TOGETHER….THE FORMAT OF THIS POEM HAS MAINLY COME FROM HER GENIUS…..AND I REALLY LIKE IT….IT’S KIND OF A DIFFERENT STYLE FOR ME…..AND YET…I AM STILL ABLE TO BE ME….SHE IS ABLE TO BE HERSELF….AND HERE YOU HAVE IT…..MIDNIGHT EXPRESS…..(TRAIN RIDE OF THE HEART)

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