Have You Ever Watched a Watch?
written October 4, 1969 (bsn)
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19691004               Death               Idea of Time

Have You Ever Watched a Watch?
Have you ever watched a watch?
I often watch mine.
I watch those lines
      rotate about a point,
      describing endless circles.
I wonder where it's going,
Where it came from.
I wonder if it will ever stop,
Or if it ever started.
Maybe I am moving and
      it is still; time
      never knowing change.
If so, the line turns only
      from my whirling
What if I die?
What will the watch do then?

Chronos - Primeval Greek God
hiding behind everything is Chronos (Father Time)
Photoshopped image from Google