The Hovering

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Huff and puff
Puff out the stress, injest
The control between those fingers
In war with the slipping control panel.

I watch
My watch by the second hand
Desires, delirium, dance of death.
Hover over the tossing sea.
Watch. Untouched.
I smile.

© All rights reserved, Nivedita Dey, 2016

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