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Karen Gomez Karen Gomez
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The Clock's Prey


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Thousands of ideas
I've stumbled upon
The inspiration I searched
was never found


Time was wasted as
I was lost inside the maze
I suddenly, became crazed


The clock seemed to talk to me at times
Many times it yelled:


   "Hurry, time is running out!"


I waited long enough for a good story,
but now that I finally had it
the truth made me tear it apart


The clock ticks without hesitation and
the idea of not sharing a story
irritated my inquiring mind


A man once told me,


   "Why are you so concerned with time?"


Without knowing,
I belonged to a ticking clock
that seemed to control the pace of my work


I was the clock's prey
and now thanks to the truth about the future
I'm locked inside!


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