Champagne at Jasper

Misty snow shrouds the mountains
as we sit in Jasper station
champagne and hors d’oevres
soften the afternoon in the dome car
conversations skirt
casual relationships

We left the train
visited a few stores
bought a toque
some vitamins and shampoo
traffic stopped for a toe off the curb

Slowly we pull away

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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