Winding Up

July 21, 2012 at 8:06 am (Poems) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

Life clicks and whirs
like a clockwork squirrel on a
mountain of toys.

I have climbed many years
to find wind-up eyes which reflect
my own wonder.

The pinnacle is a face
illuminated by the sparkler held
by my child.

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2 Comments

  1. Sharmishtha Basu said,

    amazing! just amazing and so true.

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