Is it Christmastime yet?

anticipation gathers

 in electric frissons on the air 

excited laughter mingling with

the scents of pine needles and spices 

as children follow the white rabbit

into a magical wonderland for

a date not to be missed … More Is it Christmastime yet?

Anticipation

Anticipation clings to the air as the engine, wreathed in puthering smoke and steam, pulls steadily closer to the station. The gathered crowd jostles for position, each individual determined to find the best position available. Voices chatter excitedly, a thrum of excitement carrying along the packed platform. You strain your ears to hear the familiar huff and … More Anticipation