What Came Before

And time, its parceled moments

freighted with what came before

measured in strata, tree rings,

heart beats, camera

clicks comes after

bubbles around

the frame's

deckled edge

 A fine balance - photo by Jennifer Kapala

A fine balance - photo by Jennifer Kapala

 Bubbles around - photo by Willy Wilson

Bubbles around - photo by Willy Wilson

 Time measured in heart beats - photo by Barb Toyama

Time measured in heart beats - photo by Barb Toyama