Monday, November 5, 2007

Heartache

A watch ticks
against my thigh.

In the shallow
pockets of my life
time goes by,

but no deeper.

7 comments:

Crafty Green Poet said...

that one's excellent, very thoughtful

Hedwyg said...

Oooh! In the shallow pockets of my life - that's some tasty writing!

Thanks, and Happy Tuesday,
Hedwyg

tumblewords said...

Perfect, just plain darned perfect!

Tiel Aisha Ansari said...

Nice and compact!

UL said...

Every line unforgettable...superb. I am lost for words. Thanks.

janetleigh said...

The last line is a real zinger. Nice heady thought.

writerwoman said...

In the shallow
pockets of my life


Wow! That sentence fragment is gorgeous. It repeats over and over in my mind.