was such
they didn’t know
the wars to come
and how one empire
lead to the next
so a clock was made
to mark the place
where it began
and we

Eugi’s Weekly Prompt 8.24.2020

4 responses to “Transition”

  1. A most interesting and profound piece! I did a Wikipedia check on the year 1897 and there were numerous happenings. Is there a special reason why you chose the year 1897? Your poem made me think – love it!

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    1. Evoking the fin-de-siècle feeling. And the sense of history we’re living in now.


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