She stands in the darkened station
A silhouetted shadow
A shadow of her past happy self
A hat on her head and a bag on her shoulders
Torn between the two choices in front of her
The choice to stay on
And the choice to move on.
A train speeds past her
Full of people
Full of lights
Full of hope.
It was her moment of awakening
As she takes a cue from the train
And chooses to leave behind her gloomy self
And set foot in a new world
That is full of light, hope and happiness
By embarking on a ride in a train
To wherever destiny takes her.
Her shoulders begin to relax
Her heart begins to beat slower
As she waits for the next train to arrive
With a smile on her face
And a ticket in her hand
A ticket that promises her
A new journey
A new life
A new beginning.
This post is written in response to the Photo Challenge #371