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I sit still for a long time,
a mysterious noise sounds,
it drones on,
and on,
and on,
never to take a break,
I see numbers,
I look at the clock,
only 20 minutes,
I puff a breath through my lips,
I stare at the flat white plane that’s in front of me,
strange little markings litter the board,
my gaze floats to the clock again,
only 15 minutes,
at this point I cast nervous glances at the clock,
only 10 minutes,
my foot goes off,
I tap my fingers against my knee,
only five minutes,
I rock in my seat,
my nails scrape my desk,
tick tock tick tock,
drone mumble,
drone mumble,
drone mumble,
the noise threatens to destroy my sanity,
has time stopped?
I’m truly going mad,
my nails dig into my hair,
I force myself to look at my torturer and its moving hands,
FINALLY!
It’s time,
recess!!!





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mmb77 said...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 6:44 pm
Very relatable
 
JoPepper replied...
Oct. 2, 2011 at 8:49 am
Thanks :D                 
 
LoudDreamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 1:55 pm
Oh, that is how I feel before class! Im like, "Come oooooon.........We start early we, end early. Aren't you teachers always complaining you don't have time to cover everything?" Im almost always ready twenty minutes before school starts!
 
JoPepper replied...
Mar. 9, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Lol, clockwatching makes it worse but what else could you do? You're bored and half-asleep because I have to get up at 5:24 in the morning for school. :(

Thanks for reading!

 
YAYwriting said...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 12:31 pm
Haha I love your ending! It's so cute and childly, it just makes me picture a kid glaring at the clock, itching to get outside. That's pretty epic. You've got talent for this.
 
JoPepper replied...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 3:44 pm
Thank sooooooooooooo much <3
 
YAYwriting replied...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 4:02 pm
You're welcome :D
 
Steph0804 said...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 7:02 am

Love it! This is exactly how I feel... except this is my version:

FINALLY!

It's time, 

recess!!

...oh wait. one more class before break.

D:

 
JoPepper replied...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 7:46 am
lol now I have to expeirience that!!! Thanks for reading anything of yours you'd like me to read? ;D
 
Alon_Freevoice said...
Jul. 8, 2011 at 6:41 pm
What if I cut class? LOL... :)
 
JoPepper replied...
Jul. 30, 2011 at 12:27 pm
Hmmm...I never thought of actually doing that!!!!!!!! Wow I wish I sometimes could!!!! thak you for reading my stuff is there anything of yours you'd like me to read? :D
 
Alon_Freevoice replied...
Jul. 30, 2011 at 9:04 pm
Nevermind about my work. :)))
 
Anagam said...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 5:53 pm

"I sit still for a long time,...
I’m truly going mad,
my nails dig into my hair" haha so true!

I totally love this poem!!! I am sure everyone has felt like this. I like that it all builds up :D. You have awesome description!!!

 
JoPepper replied...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 11:49 am
Thank you so much I'm glad you liked it!!!!!!!!
 
Anagam replied...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 7:06 pm
You are welcome :)
 
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