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Woman looking out of a train window.

1930s
Into Strood Tunnel on a Southeastern train

 

Sounds muted,

Carriage cloaked in soft darkness,

Phone signal fades.

 

Pause. Look around. Wait.

 

Then harsh Higham brightness,

My eyes smart

The spell broken.

 

 

© Lucinda Moore

Picture 11944923, unattributed photograph, 1930s

 

 

Lucinda Moore is an author and historian, based in North Kent. A graduate of classical archaeology and ancient history from Oxford University, Lucinda has more than a decade of archival research experience, and loves documenting the world around her with words and pictures.