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Time Peace
by Katy L Walsvik

Sunday, April 03, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The party’s great, there’s fun for all,
You arrive as the beer is flowing.
Then someone turns the clocks ahead
“Oh, dear, I must be going.”

Dinner at eight, you arrive early
You gobble some bread, then go.
You can’t be considered rude, however,
It’s daylight savings, you know.

The sermon on Sunday meets an empty church.
(And the message today is really HOT.)
The dear old preacher turned all his clocks,
But his wayward flock forgot!

You go on and on about losing an hour
You whine and complain all day Sunday.
You thought you had reset all the clocks
But forgot the alarm, which wakes you on Monday.

… and you’re an hour EARLY for work. ICK!


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Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 5/11/2005
And to think Katy me sweet, i thought only us paddies and our english cousins messed about with the clocks, nice to know your lot are as equally daft and odd, a cracking good write very well held together, but hey... you do that so easy, well done, look after you and yours...Mark xx
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/4/2005
I love 'changing the clock,' time - Rebecca diligently changed them - and I changed them back - really messed her up, too!!
Reviewed by jude forese 4/3/2005
yet just think of the extra daylight ... that should be enough to brighten anyone's day ;)
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 4/3/2005
This is so funny. It takes a little time to get readjusted. I keep telling myself that it's really an hour later
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/3/2005
If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done. As for synchronizing my many clocks--forget it! I just try to keep in mind which one is ahead and which is my behind.

Reviewed by Dave Harm 4/3/2005
Excellent... but I'm already counting the days, till I get my hour of sleep back...
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 4/3/2005
This confused me. I thought the title was "Time piece" and the poem was about an aging sex partner.
Oh well, DST befuddles all of us.
Reviewed by Londis Carpenter 4/3/2005
Ypu tickle me to death, Katy. You are such a hoot. When am I going to be able to buy a copy of that book? Reading it will be like spending all night at the improve.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/3/2005
Your sense of humor in all situations is always refreshing, Katy. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 4/3/2005
Yep, if you were near, you would hear me complaining about this "Spring Forward" for a week or so until I get used to it. I just wish we would decide which is best and just leave the clocks there all the time. Then there are the clocks...holy cow!! they are everywhere on the phone, on the answering machine, on the microwave, on the coffee pot, on the stove, on the TV, on the VCR, the alarm clocks, all my watches the one just for checking the time in the living room, the one on my calculator, the one above my desk that shows the time all over the world...whew!! I was exhausted after just doing the resets and tomorrow I will have to do all the clocks at work... Very cute poem, Katy. Don't forget to change the batteries in your smoke alarms!!
Take care,
Reviewed by Sue Hess 4/3/2005
if i showed up an hour early for work, i'd go back home and sleep another half hour...what a terrible thought. but a great poem!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/3/2005
Always enjoy your humor....
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/3/2005
loved this write Katy
loved the humor

William ....Peace & Love
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/3/2005
Aw, Katy, you find humor in each and every situation in human existence. It has been said by wiser men than I that laughter is good for the soul. That being the case your soul is in top-notch shape.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/3/2005
Don't laugh, I did that one year not too long ago, even the computer kept changing to one hour ahead and I kept changing it back thinking it was haywire...then on Monday I am cruising to my first stop and wondering why the stop was closed when I got there...I ended up calling my office and they told me about the time change...what a dolt I can be sometimes, but not watching TV or listening to the radio can have this effect this time...guess I better change my clocks now, huh? LOL! ED (thanks for the heads up)
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/3/2005
What a horrible thought but what a sparkling poem for spring ahead day. I won't be right until fall when I get that lost hour back.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/3/2005
You capture it to perfection Katy! Love your humor!;-)


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