Tick Tock Goes the Clock by Jacques Marciano :: Poem
Today I have a guest author, one of my nephews (published here under my given pen name for him), graciously offered one of his poems for this Saturday sidenote post. After reading several of his poems I realized that poetry is certainly not dependent on age for elegance and beauty. My first thought was, not bad at all for a 12 year old poet, but I am not sure age has anything to do with well written poetry. When Edgar Allan Poe wrote "To Helen" in 1831 he was only 14 years old, and it still to this day it is referred to by some as one of the greatest American lyrical poems ever written.
Tick Tock Goes the Clock was the first of several he offered, which will probably grace these pages for the next few Saturday's. I am sure he would appreciate any comments you might want to leave.
Tick Tock Goes the Clock
Tick tock goes the clock, Twenty-four hours in a day. Tick tock goes the clock, Little time do we have to play. Tick tock goes the clock, Working, toiling, and laboring. Tick tock goes the clock, Getting up in early this morning, Tick tock goes the clock. Every second just flies away, Tick tock goes the clock Watching the sun’s bright leaving rays, Tick tock goes the clock.