Endangered Species

They tried to fit an eagle into a cuckoo clock,
And when the twelve mechanical hours struck,
Those for whom time is the tick and tock
And want the hours to coo or pass away in chimes
Fled from him because he screamed the times.

–November 5, 2003

(“Endangered Species” appeared in the Fall 2005 issue of PDQ, North Highlands CA.)

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Published on November 6, 2006 at 3:56 pm  Leave a Comment  

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