from "It's Time"

Frank Sherlock on

Published in Poem Of The Day

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

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

About Frank Sherlock
Frank Sherlock is the author of "Space Between These Lines Not Dedicated" (Ixnay Press, 2014.) He is the poet laureate of Philadelphia.

The Academy of American Poets is a nonprofit, mission-driven organization, whose aim is to make poetry available to a wider audience. Email The Academy at poem-a-day[at]poets.org.

(c) 2014 Frank Sherlock. Originally published by the Academy of American Poets, www.poets.org. Distributed by King Features Syndicate

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