First, the old-fashioned dial tone,
zenith of nothingness.
Who invented that?

A not-quite silent radio
after the midnight
sign-off prayer,

blues singer fading to needle hiss
when a Victrola winds down in
an empty room.

At the tone, the time will be
three a.m.
Exactly.

 

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Trisha's favorite places to publish poems are Poetry Circle, Right Hand Pointing, Blast Furnace Press, Off the Coast, Eunoia and the late Seattle Poetry Review. She divides her time between Seattle and Hawaii. Right Hand Pointing will publish a chapbook of her short poems in December 2017.

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