forever is just a word

100 words about time passing too fast
photo by swooshed 

tick tock

Sound of the clock.

tick tock tick tock

Seconds flock from future to past, relentless and metronome-steady; you know you won’t last forever but that won’t stop you from trying.

tick tock

Minutes mock by not passing and then – you’re not looking – an hour has gone. But what is one hour?

tick tock tick tock

Days, weeks, months stack up, the beat of the metronome faded to background noise.

tick tock

Years, decades, a lifetime, the tick tock has knocked them out of you second by irreplaceable second.

tick tock tick tock

Sound of the clock.

tick tock

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