Apple-Time

by Ethel Mortenson Davis

Some sea gulls
passed me fast
today
and said
some clocks
had killed
my
apple-time,

leaving
a chilled
body
to sit
on
the warm
cement steps

widened-
eyed against
some
shade
of
sky.

1 Comment

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One response to “Apple-Time

  1. I love this, Ethel – “some clocks had killed my apple- time” – great and meaningful line!

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