Out of Synch

                 Out of Synch

Should I be doing something important?


why can’t I remember what it is?


was I supposed to be somewhere


for an appointment?


I’ve no idea who with;


Clocks stare at me


with empty faces,


refusing to give me a cue


they’re not pointing at anything


and I really don’t know


what to do.

5 thoughts on “Out of Synch

  1. Pushmaotee Subrun

    Clocks stare at me

    with empty faces,…
    The poet imagines a traumatic moment of somebody in confusion …probably reaching a state of amnesia …The poem instils a certain fear of loss of memory …

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  2. Suma K Gopal

    The poem succinctly instills a spooky feeling of losing the cognitive process that helps us be in (self) control…

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  3. Madhumathy

    The poem encapsulates a bewildering moment of timelessness, of being here yet nowhere,of oblivion .

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