Tick Tock

February 5, 2009
By Kinzy O'Reilly-Hahn BRONZE, Claremont, California
Kinzy O'Reilly-Hahn BRONZE, Claremont, California
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Tick tock goes the clock, when will it stop? A game of Russian roulette, held less chance
Tick goes the clock Mary Sue, sweet little girl, when will it stop on you?
Tock when I'm twenty-two.
Tick tock goes the clock, when will it stop? Do you dare spin the bottle, Tommy dear?
Tick hey; you're wife's Alice, right? Wizened old hag, insane last I hear,
Tock give her another three years.
Tick tock goes the clock, when will it stop? This is one lottery everyone wins,
Tick there's old Mickey, the old Thompson's family pooch, got loose
Tock here comes the bus right on schedule 11:30 a.m. on the dot.
Tick tock goes the clock, when will it stop? Let's see who's good at Bingo
Tick, babe born up yonder hill, couple days back, little boy
Tock, He died yesterday around noon.
Tick tock goes the clock, when will it stop? A gun, a car, old age, I'm feeling generous
Tick Lucy's got some pills in her breast pocket, how about it?
Tock want to sleep forever?
Tick Tock goes your clock, when will it stop?
Tick
Tock!


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this piece as part of an English class assignment. I was thinking about how life is sort of like a game.

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