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  1.  Life on Earth

Clock by Annette Gisby
by Annette Gisby
Friday, December 07, 2001

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Tick tock. Tick tock.
Goes the ticking of the clock.
I can't stand the sound at all
So I throw it at the wall.

Tick Tock. Tick Tock.
I still hear the stupid clock.
Now the sound is in my head.
When will this torment end?

Tick Tock. Tick Tock.
Sometimes I wish I was a rock.
I could lie down on the floor
And hear the sound no more.

Copyright 2001 Annette Gisby

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Reviewed by Tova Gabrielle 7/13/2002
Found this humorous and liked the wry tone. Felt a little off re the cadence, but that could be me (feeling off).
Reviewed by Dorothy Thompson 12/10/2001
Ha! I'm sure everyone would love to be a rock when that darn alarm keeps going off! Great piece, Annette, now I'm going back to read the rest!
Reviewed by dehanna bailee (Reader) 12/9/2001
interesting pattern, and subject...keep up the great work
Reviewed by Darlene Zagata 12/7/2001
I really like this!
Reviewed by Kristie Maguire (Reader) 12/7/2001
Ecxellent, Annette! There have been many times when I wanted to throw that clock at the wall and hear the sound no more - especially when I am sitting at my computer with that blank screen in front of me and have no words come to mind to fill it.

Kristie Leigh Maguire
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