Tick, Tock

December 7, 2011
By Kaela SILVER, Davis, California
Kaela SILVER, Davis, California
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Favorite Quote:
"...so farewell, best of luck, avoid roasted cabbages, don't eat earwax, and look on the bright side of life!"- Angela from Eldest by Christopher Paolini


Time

Always ticking

Never enough it seems

It’s funny how when you want it to speed up



It stops



But when you want more



It's gone



Time doesn't give second chances

It only happens once

And you can never change it

Or get it back



Tick tock, tick tock

Isn't that how most think of time?

The noises of a clock

They're the first things to come to mind



But what about the people

In the days where clocks didn't exist

What did they think?

Was the thought simply dismissed?



Did they think of the sun?

Rising and falling

Warning them of the light and dark

Always approaching

Never failing to appear

In the early morning

When everyone would wake up

And birds would sing



Or in the evening



As dusk sends the world into darkness

Coming out are the creatures of the night

While all the rest sleep their weary heads



Tick tock, tick tock

Again with the clock

Time's slipping away

Mine's almost up


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