“l’horloge” by Laura Matejka

l’horloge
by Laura Matejka

Going swiftly
moments fleeting
Dragging on
moments enduring

Strolling by
in slow motion
An instant
gone in a blur

I watch your hand
moving
I watch your hand
unmoving

Never seeming to pass
Then it has past

Artist: Laura Matejka

Genre: Poetry

Bio: I am a senior at the University of North Florida where I study English with a minor in Literature. I have worked on campus in the President’s Office for almost three years now and have been actively involved in campus life as a member of Student Government and a member of Delta Gamma Fraternity.

Piece: l’horloge

Piece Description: Hint: after reading, translate the title and re-read. See if you can identify what the poem is about