Tick. Wake up.
Tock. Get ready.
Tick. You have to turn the coffee pot on.
Tock. This will be perfect temp by the time you leave.
Tick. Come on wake up.
Tock. You won't have time to take a shower.
Tick. WAKE UP.
Tock. Shower, fast, now.
Tick. I have to work today, too.
Tock. I hate this. Why can't it be easier.
Tick. My hair is so tangled and dry.
Tock. What do I wear today?
Tick. Shit, I have to leave now.
Tock. I'm going to be late.
Tick. DO PEOPLE KNOW HOW TO DRIVE.
Tock. It's not my fault I'm late.
Tick. They need to give licenses based off of how good one's reaction time is.
Tock. This coffee is burning my tongue.
Tick. I'm going to fall asleep in this class.
Tock. Omg it's taking forever.
Tick. Coffee sucks, it doesn't do anything
Tock. I have so much work to do tonight.
Tick. Library time.
Tock. I just accomplished so much.
Tick. I still have so much to do.
Tock. I need sleep.
Tick. I'll go to bed early tonight.
Tock. I graduate in a year.
Tick. Where will I be?
Tock. I need an internship.
Tick. What if I go nowhere?
Tock. It's 2am.
Tick. Ok. I'll get ready for bed
Tick. This can't be happening again.
Tock. It's so early.
Tick. I could sleep for another five minutes.
Tick. I overslept.
Tock. Where does the time go?
Tick. There's never enough
Tock. Never enough.
I like to write; point blank. This is a little piece of me that I get to share with the rest of the world, and hey, you know, maybe you'll appreciate it, maybe it'll do nothing for you. But my writing exists, and that's enough for me.
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