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Atomic Clock

written by: Mazena Mackoit



I hit my chest three times,
I knelt down, kissed the wall
And hugged the cat.
The atomic clock struck twelve,
So I set out to cosmos
ill feet of mine
in star-dust.
In the blind space
of cosmic Odyssey
I did not see anything.
Neither neutron fountain
Nor life on the Mars.
Only bleeding of shame
White moon.
Then with a teaspoon like a baby
I drank the black abyss
And atomic clock
stopped working.

Mazena Mackoit

Mazena Mackoit

Mažena Mackoit (Marzena Mackojć) (born in 1991)
A graduate of the Faculty of Physics at Vilnius University, currently a Ph.D. student at the National Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (NFTMC). Member of the Republican Association of Polish Writers in Lithuania. She is one of the founders of the association of young poets "Nowa Avangarda Wileńska". Authoress of 5 books of poetry: "You ask who I am" (2011, Vilnius), "Women and Chocolate" (2012, Vilnius), "Illusions" (2013, Warsaw), "Странно" (2013, Bulgaria), "Femeile şi Ciocolata "(2016, Romania). Her poems were published in the press in Poland, Latvia, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Great Britain. Third Prize in the Slavic Poetry Festival for the best debut of Polish poet of foreign origin (Warsaw), UNESCO World Poetry Day 2013 (Warsaw).
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