|main menu | youngsters categories | authors | new stories | search | links | settings | author tools|
|And The Clock Refuses to Change (standard:poetry, 124 words)|
|Author: Puck||Added: Oct 19 2000||Views/Reads: 2432/3||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
Three beige walls, a desktop PC Monitor, keyboard atop a Dingy gray desk. Uncomfortable mauve chair that Freezes my spine into one position I can’t move, though I really want to. Tiny holes, like memories of Once important documents maybe A picture or cartoon I threw in to make it easier. An endless murmur Of bored vocal cords Like a mantra. Glancing at the clock constantly It never seems to change Four hours feel like ten. A yawn, a cough A quick sip of water between “Not home”, “Not Interested”, and “Wrong number.” Mind drifts off to the better Things I could be doing Sleeping, relaxing, reading But no, I’m here with The same walls, the same voices And the clock refuses to change. Tweet
Authors appreciate feedback!
Please vote, and write to the authors to tell them what you liked or didn't like about the story!
Puck has 5 active stories on this site.
Profile for Puck, incl. all stories
For a quick, anonymous response to the author of this story, type
a message below. It will be sent to the author by email.