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Through Poem-a-Day, we present original, previously unpublished poems by our country's most talented poets throughout the week and classic poems on the weekends. 

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from It's Time

About this Poem 

“A few years ago I was involved in an accident that impacted my memory in troubling yet interesting ways. It’s Time is a project that explores the subjectivity of time, memory, and the wider social implications of how the momentary is perceived.”
—Frank Sherlock

from It's Time

Frank Sherlock

The bird

called tomorrow

extends into

infinite presence

Its beak peeks

in & out of

an open cage

appearing to

be large &

too small

We have already

flown w/o

knowing what

it was called
 

Copyright © 2014 by Frank Sherlock. Used with permission of the author.

Copyright © 2014 by Frank Sherlock. Used with permission of the author.