The Night Train

The Night Train


Amidst cold winds

Of an abandoned night,

Secrets slowly radiated

From the billowing steam

Spewing from the black

Iron horse as it rolled on

Rusted rails,

Into the metallic darkness

Of an eerie night.



James Piatt


James, has had several of his poems nominated for both pushcart and best of web awards, and many were published in the past four “The 100 Best Poems Anthologies.” He has had three collections of poetry, “The Silent Pond,” (2012), “Ancient Rhythms,” (2014), and “Light” (2016), four novels, over 1,100 poems in over 150 magazines and anthologies, and 35 short stories, published. His fourth collection of poetry, is scheduled for release this year. He earned his BS and MA from California State Polytechnic University, and his doctorate from BYU.


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