empty house
the deaths hiding
in the clock

5 Responses

  1. Sheila Sondik Says:

    All our deaths are hiding in the clock…

    Wonderful poem.

  2. madhuri Says:

    …the heart beats, the clock ticks, slow march to the inevitable end.

  3. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Very gothic – an enjoyable one, Ernest.


  4. Jem Says:

    Good one. Strong and striking. This will stick with me.

  5. Agnes Eva Savich Says:

    Just as in the old grandfather clock my Polish grandparents put all their old records- birth, death, marriage certificates. Clever haiku!

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