Helen O’Leary

A View From Moving Windows actor Helen O’Leary has written a beautiful poem for the blog! 

death train poem – The 21-10-6 – [ by helen o'leary  21 oct 2012].

the 21-10-6

my brother died when i was 6

another when i was 10
a sister died as i turned 21
so for me
not catching the 8-5-3
i am on the 21-10-6
stuck in transit with…
each …
passing…
stop…
21
10
6
the stations of my cross to bare
no fair this fare
the price i pay
cut
from adult
to student
to child
concession ?
21
10
6
in waiting station limbo
the train’s delayed
due to depart
6
10
21
discount ticket ?
21
10
6
no concession