My Clock Essay

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My Clock




My little old copper alarm clock rests on my desk tick tocking away each inevitable second
of the day, only to shake, rattle, and ring me to wake every morning.


As I lay there in bed, half dead, sometimes wishing maybe that I was, achy and tired
stretching and scratching like a jungle cat, I feel the morning crawl into my house. The
smell of fresh coffee creeps under my door my sister's radio blares the newest teen
sensation and drowns out the morning news light seeps in through cracks in my curtains and
the cold of a winter night forces me to burrow back under a warm heap of scratchy old
quilts as I tell myself, "five more minutes and I'll get up." I contort myself into a
comfortable knotty little ball under the heavy coverings and bury my head into the
broken-in old feather pillow searching for warmth and what remains of my last dream.
BRRRIIIIAAAAAANNNNGGGGG, ka-tank, tank, ka-tunk. My brain is electrocuted to life by the
cantankerous little alarm clock. It's fine springs and wires click into their places the
polished metal bells get beat by the whipping hammer as it snaps back and forth. The bells
scream out in alarm. It hops and jumps does the wake up dance on its stubby little legs,
just to tell me it's time to go.

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