Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
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Poem by Kay Ryan -



THE EDGES OF TIME


It is at the edges
that time thins.
Time which had been
dense and viscous
as amber suspending
intentions like bees
unseizes them. A
humming begins,
apparently coming
from stacks of
put-off things or
just in back.  A
racket of claims now,
as time flattens.  A
glittering fan of things
competing to happen,
brilliant and urgent
as fish when seas
retreat.

    Kay Ryan

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