Time Ticks Away

A Poem

Photo by 🇸🇮 Janko Ferlič on Unsplash

I watch the world keep spinning
alarm clocks — that bugging chime
with poetry, I’m winning
it’s 24 degrees on melancholic Sundays

What’s most troublesome?
that slow fertility decline
a microwave meal for one
but no more wispy warm sunshine

Pressure, and ladder-strewn rat races
twenty-seven going under
tempts me to different, undesirable places
and a heart gets pulled asunder

So, you find something new to fill the void
ain’t life just a game of Jenga
while a distant suit sets the agenda
cocktails on the Thames cannot be the answer

You can block out society, but not the pain
so watch me run slowly out of time,
quarrelsome queens were slain
for a mindset still out of line
I’m outta time

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𝘈𝘶𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺, 𝘷𝘶𝘭𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺, 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 & 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘸𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨, 𝘴𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘧 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘦𝘥𝘨𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘴𝘱𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴.

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