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Friday, February 11, 2005

Clock Watching

The clock over the sink in my kitchen is stuck.

Stuck on 8:45 am.

Second hand clicks forward, then back.

Jerking like a kid with Tourettes.

My 4-yr.-old Spencer is home sick with a cough.
His younger brother Cole seems to be developing the same
sneeze & wheeze symptoms.

I feel trapped. Stuck like the clock.
Like Bill Murray in GROUNDHOG DAY;
forced to live this moment for eternity.

I'm not going to change the battery just yet.
Let the timelessness of this torture drag on just
a little bit more.

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