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Jheon Soocheon: 

On Board the Moving Train

by Andrew Maerkle

Roaring through the high-speed corridor connecting East Coast meccas; past inland industry of coal mines and steel mills; Illinois flatlands with grain silos, farmhouses, log cabins; watering holes, campsites, graveyards, Topeka, Kansas; past deserted shanties and ghost towns, endless shrubbery, far-off blue mountains; passing cars and trains and flashing crossings; from one end of the nation to the other, past mooning boys, trainspotters, railroad crews, soccer moms and backyard barbeques, the one question whistling in its wake: "What was that?"

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