Quality Time

Poem by Tim Scannell


I use time with obsessive
Care only once during the day:
Getting butter to every corner,
Every goddamned edge of
The toast.

TIM SCANNELL had over 1,300 credits in over 400 publications, and lived in the woods, hard against the boundary of Olympic National Park, Washington, before he passed away in November 2010. This piece is the second place winner of the 2011 Luminaire Award for Best Poetry.

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Alternating Current Press

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Indie press dedicated to lit that challenges readers & has a sense of self, timelessness, & atmosphere. Publisher of @CoilMag #CoilMag (http://thecoilmag.com)

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Alternating Current Press

Written by

Indie press dedicated to lit that challenges readers & has a sense of self, timelessness, & atmosphere. Publisher of @CoilMag #CoilMag (http://thecoilmag.com)

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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