The Upside Down Watch

and the Love of God


Will time run backwards

if I wear my watch upside down on my wrist?

Will I return to innocence?

What good would that be?


I can call it up.

It is not gone away.

I can pet the dog and the cat.

And know nothing.


To be the naked sailor

Who has only his body

to live in after a shipwreck

Is what I am.


I am On Watch!

Running Forwards and Backwards on the Beach

Doomed to isolation

My screams muted by wind and sky and distance.

Hoping for rescue and hungry for touch.


Is God Lonely?

Of course God is not lonely.

Is God lost?

If he is, unhealthy he does not care.


Dying to be with God, pills

Or in paradise is not as great as being in heavan now.

I need a new watch.

The one I have is losing time.




This entry was posted in Poems, Writing by Russell Scott Day. Bookmark the permalink.

About Russell Scott Day

I come from sailors and priests. My aim is to prevent apocalyptic riot, better known as nuclear war, when I was growing up. Creating a nation of airports will create the peace enough environment to prevent apocalyptic riot. I had a vision due to a period of boredom and bliss like the Aleph of Borges. That is the story I learned and was made up and happens.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.