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"Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard." Anne Sexton 

Heather Brager is a critically acclaimed juggler of calamity, an accomplished procrastinator, and shuffler of idioms. Her poetry and drawings can be found in various digital and print journals around the globe, and on the web.  She currently resides in New England and prefers the precipice of where the Atlantic meets the sand to the official looking office where she spends most of her time. 

Friday, August 13, 2010

if not now.

ticking muted clocks
with rhythm in our blueprints
already measured

what if I need you
despite all the resistance
slow time down a bit

what if I spoke it
wanting what is possible
suspension instead

clicking these moments
the warp of our perception
lodged within the gears

© heather brager 8.13.2010


  1. "rhythm in our blueprints" good line especially relating to muted clocks. subtle.

  2. you write great poetry- love your blog!