Train to Heaven (Falling Into Autumn Challenge) 16 Days!

Hello, beautiful souls,

Nova & I have been on hiatus from the countdown challenges, but we’re back!!

I was in desperate need of a distraction, after two events of bad news yesterday:

  • A phone call in the morning, telling me that a friend of mine committed suicide.
  • Another phone call when I got home from work, informing me that my uncle passed away.

So I decided to take part in our own Challenge

The Playlist Shuffle Poem Challenge

music pumpkin

Click the link to see the original post to find out how you can participate!!


The Train Ride To Heaven

trainheaven

Driving that train, high on cocaine

I’m passing sleeping cities

Just trying to ease the pain

Wake up in New York City –

One, two three, four, walking like a man

This whole place has me feeling shitty

Gotta turn back around, find a new plan.

And with the early dawn moving right along –

Don’t worry about a thing

Take another hit from the bong

Just trying to ease the sting

Want to tell you a story

While this train takes me back home

About a man who found his glory

Playing his saxophone

Come on in and get out of the rain

But –

If you wanna hang out, you’ve gotta take her out, cocaine

I get up in the evenin’

Trying to find what I can –

Something that brings meaning

To keep me grounded on this land.

Well, I stand up next to a mountain

Never have I felt so high

Not many blessings have I been countin’

Fallin’ freely, I’ll play my saxophone in the sky.

For Chris, I hope you’ve finally found peace, my friend.


Shuffled songs for this challenge in order of first line appearance:

  1. Casey Jones – The Grateful Dead
  2. Saving Grace – Tom Petty
  3. Bright Lights – Gary Clark Jr.
  4. The Look – Roxette
  5. Show Me How To Live – Audioslave
  6. Three Little Birds – Bob Marley
  7. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – George Thorogood
  8. Cocaine – Eric Clapton
  9. Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen
  10. Voodoo Child – Jimi Hendrix

* I got lucky on this shuffle playlist. All the lines sort of flowed together. If you participate, don’t forget to link back to this or the original post, & make sure you tag Nova too!

Love & life lessons,

Kristian

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4 Responses to Train to Heaven (Falling Into Autumn Challenge) 16 Days!

  1. Nathan AM Smith says:

    Omg how fun and creative! I keep meaning to try this!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Laura Beth says:

    I’m so sorry for your losses. Covering your, your family, and your friend’s family in hugs and prayers.

    Liked by 1 person

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