Tick Tock

by Ernest Johnson   Oct 14, 2011

Rhymes have their reasons
Time has its place
All anguish bestowed
On a soul�s fall from grace

At the darkest of dark
When the clock chimes midnight
The fears of the wretched
Fuel the devil�s delight

Each click of the clock
Greatens a freighting despair
Tick after tock
Twelve o�clock
Is almost there


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  • 2 years ago

    by Em

    I like the short sharp straight to the point of this piece. Well done

  • 2 years ago

    by Ernest Johnson

    I didn't put in the characters. The website did it somehow...

  • 7 years ago

    by Jenni

    First of all I'd recommend you to remove those characters because they're just distracting the reader. I actually like the idea behind this poem and the way you presented it. This poem may be short, but yet its message is powerful. I liked the rhyme, but the flow could be a bit better. Overall you might want to edit a few parts, but you definately penned a good poem.

  • 7 years ago

    by sociopathic

    I got sucked in.you should keep it up