I Still Look at My Wrist When I Want to Know the Time


Ask my wrist the time and it will tell you:

Time to get a watch.  Time

to get a bracelet.  Time to get a tan.


Is it weird that I hear ticking

when I look at my empty wrist?

I also hear ticking when I rush.


Time broadcasts from phones,

appliances; all display digital.

A stuntman/comedian


can't dangle from digital.

A modern Miss Havisham keeps

a digital clock, blinking.  It understands


jilted.  I no longer employ

the clock as a role model

when I grip the steering wheel.

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