9.26.2009

Time


time...

split, quartered, halved
stretched, compacted
shared, stolen
longed for, wished away
ticking, ticking

sun shines on monoliths
gears turn with precision
lines scribbled in a cell
pin-up birthdays on the wall

6 comments:

  1. Click click, can hear the ticking in the poem, Tina. Brilliant.

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  2. I could hear this read to a loud ticking, Tina. Maybe a metranome?

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  3. "sun shines on monoliths" so beautiful an image!

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  4. missed you! glad to see you back again, bringing the lines you scribbled on the cell wall, next to those pesky pin-up birthdays...

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  5. Very nice compacted and contrasting imagery. Great poem!

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  6. wonderful! Tina, i've read this one more than any of your others. every time i visit this site, this is the one i want to read. ~Mel

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