The Marble Head and Other Poems

The Marble Head Cover
The Marble Head and Other Poems

by Ludwig Zeller

Translated from the Spanish by A.F. Moritz and Beatriz Zeller

Mosaic Press, 1986

from “Ear Clock”

My father took a clock apart and its two
halves spread
On the white tablecloth those multiple
wheels cut like the ears
Of the mechanical monster howling in
secret as it crosses
The spheres where the face of minutes
and hours laughs.
The diabolical parts were never pieced
together again
And time ran freely there in my
childhood.

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