What the Clockmaker Said

It tocks whenever
you would tick?

Perhaps some gear
begins to stick.

I could repair this
for a cost.

Concerning any hours lost:
don't ever live by clocks.

What the Clockmaker Said © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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28 words (prompt limit).  Timing brevity challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2768727-28-words-or-less---timing---k.tolnoe-noguest
Submitted: December 28, 2020

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