August 9th, 2008

poetry, exceptindreams

266: There Are Delicacies

“There Are Delicacies”
Earle Birney

there are delicacies in you
like the hearts of watches
there are wheels that turn
on the tips of rubies
& tiny intricate locks

i need your help
to contrive keys
there is so little time
even for the finest
of watches