Monday, November 07, 2011

Now Won’t Wait (Prompt: Won't Wait Poem)


As insistent and selfish
as a puppy wanting to
be let out,
Now
crowds around me
and messes up
my well-laid plans,
for every decision
is a pivot point,
and I’m smart enough
to know
that the moments
cling to one another
as randomly
as a chain
made of figures
from the Barrel of Monkeys game,
I played forty years ago
which appeared instantly
in the very front
of my Now
right now.

1 comment:

  1. Yes indeed, NOW does sometimes mess up one's plans. Never thought of it quite that way before!

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