Forest Terminal

It’s better not to acclimate
to those who’d soon appropriate
your novelty. Better choose
your own path, even if darkness
looms through distant trees. Then, unless
trains don't run, nothing to lose.

Forest Terminal by Mike Worrall (2007)

For Grace’s weekend prompt to the Real Toads featuring work by the surrealist painter Mike Worrall. #10 of 30 Poems In November to benefit Center for New Americans.