Switched-on Gutenberg Issue 16
Assemblage
Time Pieces

 
They counseled patience
waiting for the tide
to wash him back in
 
    *
 
Hed set his watch
carefully on the night table
 
    *
 
Days or years lugging around
that great mahogany suitcase
of his
 
    *
 
Quit worrying hed say
Im not going to be
gone a minute





Box Construction (Victorian Novel)
Copyright 2010, David Francis

Copyright 2010,  Mike White

Mike White's poems have appeared in Switched-on Gutenberg and in other venues including Poetry, The New Republic, The Threepenny Review, and The Iowa Review. He teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Utah. "Time Pieces" first appeared in Center: A Journal of the Literary Arts.



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