March Prompts #2: ON CLOCKS

ON CLOCKS

~a response to yet again another daylight saving time hangover

Clocks should be limp, like Dali’s,

should flow into the tunes we sing,

the love we make. Clocks should

liquify and drip from the eaves,

turn to jelly and ooze through cracks

in walls and floors.  Clocks should be

loose, relaxed, rubbery, unsettable.

Clocks should be like glue, like wicking,

like olive oil.  Clocks should be

controlled only by cats or lazy dogs.

3 comments on “March Prompts #2: ON CLOCKS

  1. Christine Lee Moore says:

    And oddly enough…. not sure why, or how to fix it, but my clock is off, it seems. It’s 9:31 a.m. as I post this.

  2. Christine Lee Moore says:

    Yet ‘the system’ says I posted it at 6:02 p.m. Maybe this clock took your suggestion and went all jellyish.

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