yes, we’re all here
in this big waiting room
soon as we stepped out
of our mother’s womb!
her love nurtured us;
and still sustains us
everything else
in this world just superfluous
waiting for a train,
we endure life’s dichotomy
we exist, we survive;
maybe not as we wanna be!
we weather joy and sorrow;
health and sickness
good, evil; light, darkness;
sanity and madness
always a war within us;
and it tears us apart
we pray the waiting will end,
have a fresh start!
we’d board the next train
to our final destination
where dichotomy shall end
in eternal communion!
like we were in our mother’s womb,
innocent and pure
unblemished by the filth and grime
that we endure
as we wait for the train
in this big waiting room;
hoping our next lives shall be
as sweet as heaven’s perfume!
© Vic A Evora
Inspired by the words of Nelson Reyes

Login to comment...
Mr Moonlight
over 4 years

I was at a train station today and most of the trains were cancelled. I took a spontaneous decision to jump on the first one leaving, regardless of destination. It was exhilarating and worked out well. It made me think I should do that more often. Now I just read your poem, which seems to fit perfectly with that experience. I love a good coincidence. :-)

over 4 years

That's serendipitous hahaha. Thanks for liking

Parker Jennings
over 4 years

Ahh I'm glad I survive this journey of life in good company

over 4 years

Yeah, I think I saw you in the bench to the left. Hahaha.

Thanks for liking

over 4 years

Thanks Ben.

over 4 years

Thank you Malak.

Benjamin G. Sangalang
over 4 years

I wouldn't mind waiting long if there was always more joy than sorrow. This poem makes me reflect. Nice one Vic.

Malak Alrashed
over 4 years

I really loved reading this. Great poem.

over 4 years

Thank you Delilah. I believe I read that somewhere, I used to read Oscar Wilde a long, long time ago.

over 4 years

Great Writing.. It reminded me of a quote... "The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy."-Oscar Wilde xxxx

over 4 years

Thanks for liking Charlotte. And I am awaiting your new poem!

Charlotte B. Williams
over 4 years

I had a dream about a train, it was very grand the grandest train Ive ever seen. Nothing like it on this earth. I like your poem and i think I'm being inspired to write one called The Train,

over 4 years

Thank you Robert. I feel exactly the same way.

over 4 years

Thank you Ingeborg.

Robert L. Martin
over 4 years

The story of my life. Well said

Ingeborg von Finsterwalde/Waltraud I Mack
over 4 years

Vic, this is beautiful and so true. You so eloquently put our existence into words. Thank you so much for sharing.

Liked or faved by...

Charlotte B. Williams Parker Jennings Barb Clarke Francis Leesaan Robertson C.R.Stanger Mr Moonlight Duce Karla Hart Kimiko Watson Benjamin G. Sangalang Dayna Joy J Ann Crowder

Other works by Vic...

Some poets followed by Vic...

Azur White Juan Michael Thakgalang Brandon Sibiya Parker Jennings Leon RevolutionaryPoet Pryce Dream world