Wednesday, May 16, 2007

The Insomniac

There were once
two friends of long
Tick and tock
they went everywhere together
and one day found they were bound
for the ever
Tick got sad
and tock got mad
and out of frenzy
they sang a song
tick tock tick tock tick tock tick tock
through the night, and all day long
they never used to sing before
now it feels like someones waiting
counting, shouting, anticipating
and in their defence
they blame the sun
and say its always been this way
but imagine a life with no ticking tock
with no shorter distance
with no better way
imagine a life where you can just stay
imagine a life of "what the heck"
with no ticking tock breathing
down the bloody neck

I need to be at my desk in 4 hours and i cannot sleep.


Anonymous said...

i really like that

Maxxed`ouT said...

I might sing this to my nephew, and i won't give you credit.

N said...

just when i was considering giving you a call anyway...

unfortunately, i wouldnt expect you to give me that credit.

Will E. said...

Yeah, it is funny how we never hear them during the normal course of the day and yet they have a way of becoming amplified when they want to be heard.

Juka said...

Been losing sleep, have a killer headache, and am VERY cranky. Wish I was as articulant as you though. Loved the poem :) Demanding some more.