By Mike O’Connell

clocks and i got along better after the
invention of snooze
awakening to alarms
no matter how syrupy
they may be
is a lot in life for billions of us
every day
alerting obnoxious nagging
a toy
for time to play with
experimenting with our trust
dormant when day arrives
haunting consciousness
buzzing ticking waiting
for sleep to catch up
to all other forms of
clocks pretending
to be the core of time
ever attempting to regulate
our mad lives
into fat beats
keeping time with
measureless reflections
of how time
must appear

Mike O’Connell 4/24/17


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close