2020-09-24 – Stopwatch

pulled last number
like dewy
lash

or sticky
leg,

from scowl of
a choking
clock,

don’t pass on
just yet,

i’ll rewind you
to the start,

let me pry those
rusty hands
apart,

++++

i’ll pray life into
this old timer,

’til he pulses with
a real live
heart.

Tickity Tocker
igram: https://www.instagram.com/gèèrumpygorman/?hl=

image adapted from art at- https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/273593746087542529/

…now clearing for the jump-start.