The breathing mechanism.

The breathing mechanism.

A Poem by andrew mitchell

Looking at my watch 
I listened to 
the gentle tick tick.
It almost seemed
to be living
that I forgot
the time.

© 2021 andrew mitchell


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I've never worn a watch, so I can only read this as a symbol for watching one's life go by. Maybe dicing up life according to minutes & hours is a way to distract us from the bigger picture of our lives zooming by (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Month Ago


I think in these hundred miles an hour times we tend not to listen.
Strangely enough, lockdown changed that for a while, we were forced to gather our thoughts and stop.
Everyday In Britain they read out the death toll, soon it will read one hundred thousand dead. I would imagine time has stopped for those families. Has the mobile phone made the watch redundant.

Posted 1 Month Ago


andrew mitchell

1 Month Ago

You are right Paul everything is fast paced and more preoccupied in mobile technology. I'm old schoo.. read more

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Added on January 23, 2021
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andrew mitchell
andrew mitchell

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