Railway Station and Other Poems

By Alan Ford Railway Station A platform littered with blurred faces of half-remembered news of departed days, like an old newspaper left on an empty train. There’s a waiting-room of forgotten names of make-believe commuters leaving imaginary footsteps where unreal spirits tread. On the dust ridden floor lies the outline of a hobo. Above it … Continue reading Railway Station and Other Poems


By Alan Ford When Jamie went out he usually felt bored. Like some people he couldn’t put his brain on hold. He needed something to think about.     One day he was looking down at his cell phone, sending a text message to a friend, when he fell down a sewage manhole.     He ricocheted off the … Continue reading Manhole