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I've been getting aches and pains
The right side of my neck
My left shoulder
Maybe they're the accumulated consequences / burdens of
Months of
Non-stop action
Trying to finish everything before the hourglass turns

It's funny how we think time can be counted
Packaged neatly in discrete quantities and units of measurement
Tick, tock, tick, tock
Marching rhythmically in circles
When really it's just
Falling away in a steady stream
Getting (lost) everywhere

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Kimina_Kat This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
yesterday at 11:42 pm
You put it into words! I've never encountered a better analysis of man-made conceptions of time, simply incredible.
Dream_Palace replied...
today at 1:11 pm
Thank you!
pineappler03This 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. said...
yesterday at 6:53 pm
Wow! Words can not describe how amazing this poem is! Absolutely breath taking
Dream_Palace replied...
today at 1:10 pm
Thank you for the kind compliment!
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