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
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
And time ran freely there in my
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