Clocks Don’t Tick

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When I was young,
And the world quiet,
I listened to the tick, tock of our clock.

Now I’m older,
And the world loud,
I listen for the tick, tock,
But clocks don’t tick.

The clocks have been changed,
And rearranged.

They tell me it’s new and improved.
Then why do I yearn for the old tick, tock of our clock?

RGH
2-1-19

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