This Time I SighThe tick of the clock measures a life,This Time I Sigh by Dragon-Demygod
The days that pass can dull a knife.
The grains of sand can pass the time,
But what does that mean when you are blind?
By the spring we call it birth,
And in the summer it fills the earth.
But soon the fall brings forth the death,
So that the winter can give us rest.
Yet how do we spend the time we have,
Can you really say that you are glad?
But even now our life does pass,
And so the clock will measure our last.
Time: Ramblings of a Mad ManClocks, if ever two preside in the same room only a second off from each other the ticks are enough to drive any man mad. Tick tick tick tick with tocks thrown in. Double time, even the ordinary tick tock drives some to be madder than a box of frogs. Clocks keep time, but how are we to know what time it truly is? We set clocks based off of other clocks that could be wrong. It can be adjusted. Some have clocks minutes ahead. There are different time zones and spring forward and fall back. Minutes, seconds, even hours off. How can we know if any clock is right? It all started with the idea of the sun keeping time. How do we know if any man could ever understand the precise shining of the sun and rotational orbits? It favors other continents sometimes more than others. They are day while we are night. Some places are day longer. Time zones are put into place by us to try to account for these shifts across the world. Time is abstract yet has to be exact. Seasons, day, nigTime: Ramblings of a Mad Man by AshleyWass
My Item - A ClockMy item has many forms and is found in many rooms. It is an item where even when everyone is looking at the same on there is always a different view, different perspective, the mine of each person sees its workings differently. Even now you may be looking at it thinking something different then the person next to you.My Item - A Clock by AshleyWass
Even now perhaps it echoes in your mind. Tick tock tick tock. The second hand sweeps across the numbered face. Tick tock tick tock. The minute hand follows ever so slowly as you wonder, has it been three minutes yet? The hour hand even slower as you wonder is it time to go home? Even now I can’t escape it. It breaks my concentration even as it is the object of my concentration. Tick tock tick tock.
It is round though I doubt it would roll on such a thin side. It has bold black numbers evenly spaced in a circle beneath the glass face. 1, 2, 3, and so on until it reaches 12. There is a long red hand, the one constantly moving through many never pay it any mind excep
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tamaranorbust has a blog devoted to time and meta-time at the turn of the millennium. Check it out for an interesting read.