Todd and the Time Machine

 

IMG_1022

 

Todd and the Time Machine

I
Todd’s time machine
has three settings:
time was
time is
time will be.

II
Sometimes
the time travel sickness
hits him
like a five alarm flu.

III
Returning through the time hail,
through the accelerating centuries
he hears his wife yell
from the ever present
from the basement stairs:
I’m turning off that bloody time machine
your dinner’s getting cold!

 

The subject of the day over at dVerse is “Time and What if”

35 thoughts on “Todd and the Time Machine

  1. Steve Simpson

    Haha, I love your basement time machine, Jim. At Christmas, the Buddha told me, forget the past — it can’t be changed; forget the future — it’s unknowable; and forget the present — I didn’t get you one. I apologise, and doubly if you already read that one. It seemed apropos.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s