the train

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    ..now the way I figured it I had six realistic options. I could sack out straight away, with some scotch and a few Serafim. I could go back to the Happy Isles and see what little Moby was up to. I could call Doris Arthur. I could catch a live sex show around the corner. I could go out and get drunk. I could stay in and get drunk....

    In the end I stayed in and got drunk. The trouble was, I did all the other things first.

    Sometimes I feel that life is passing me by, not slowly either, but with ropes of steam and spark-spattered wheels and a hoarse roar of power or terror. It's passing, yet I'm the one who is doing all the moving. I'm not the station, I'm not the stop; I'm the train. I'm the train..

    Orlando Z., mel's_photos, the mr gnu, and 21 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Orlando Z. 19 months ago | reply

      Very good image!

    2. wayman2011 19 months ago | reply

      Very strong image .

    3. Steve Lundqvist 19 months ago | reply

      I wish I'd taken that...

    4. jim ennis 19 months ago | reply

      All you said, oh man can I relate to that

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    5. Antti Tassberg 19 months ago | reply

      Strong photo.
      Seen in the Weekend Showcase at
      The World Through My Eyes

    6. photo_secessionist 19 months ago | reply

      Ahhh... I'm never the train. I've actually only met people who believe they are the train. I'm the station, I think... only open odd hours and rarely staffed...
      Great stuff, this!

    7. little england [deleted] 19 months ago | reply

      great !

    8. BedBrochFlick 19 months ago | reply

      great money shot

    9. Micky** 19 months ago | reply

      Thanks for entering this fantastic photo in the weekly photo contest.
      The World Through My Eyes

    10. The Guardian on Flickr 18 months ago | reply

      Your Guardian camera club assignment has been reviewed:
      www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/gallery/2012/oct/15/1
      Thanks for submitting

    11. yorktone 18 months ago | reply

      thanks again Guardian - much appreciated!

    12. buckethandle (also on Tumblr) 13 months ago | reply

      Great - I love the treatment you have used.

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