Alexandra Reiss

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About Time - Poem by Alexandra Reiss

Timepiece
Congratulations watch-wearers!
You are cuffed
to an illusion.
Don’t be ashamed,
it would be too convenient
if we all wore our delusions fastened to our bodies.

The earth’s entirety!
Still you think your last remark was ironic.
Cubicles! Dotted lines!

Awake! You who prostrate yourselves
before clocks! Unwind
your misconception - Now,
bow to the second hand!


Comments about About Time by Alexandra Reiss

  • Drew Engman (6/3/2012 12:44:00 PM)


    I love this Schedule Free Clock Uncontrolled manifesto. The attitude is just right and makes the critical voice an urgent voice in the wilderness pleading for some sane flow to the overregulated hours chained to the clock and its 9 to 5 death knell spent anticipating or remembering. The second hand is 'now' and that is our only actual timeless constant moment that life occurs in. Give a second and get 'Now.' Zen activism! (Report) Reply

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  • Dr.subhendu Kar (12/22/2009 1:59:00 PM)


    The earth’s entirety!
    Still you think your last remark was ironic.
    Cubicles! Dotted lines! ..................
    time awes by grace of hours flipping
    eyes still awes by rungs of illusion
    tea cup in hand by dew stuck morning
    is never same by cup of tears gleaning, wonderful write by ingenuity along metaphors and imagery,10+++, thanks for sharing
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/22/2009 7:33:00 AM)


    A well-penned poem and a good approach of Time... (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (12/21/2009 8:10:00 PM)


    Alexandra, life take a different form, every day, every time whenever you think things would be alright what is in somebody's mind..bu yours...Well penned poem, hoping you keep it up, you got my vote,10+++ (Report) Reply

  • (12/20/2009 10:08:00 PM)


    a completely different look at time..and timepiece..liked it.thanx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 20, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 30, 2011


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