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Timer


Time is ticking

ticking

ticking


The two year timer

stared when the plane landed

every second

getting closer

to 0:00


ticking

ticking

ticking


New school

new people

make friends

on the first day

I hardly hear the ticking


ticking

ticking

ticking


Tests, projects

People, drama

Stress, breakdowns

Hobbies, trips

Wow, the


ticking

ticking

ticking


goes so fast.

Halfway done, the


Ticking

Ticking

Ticking


is getting louder.

Already it's summer?

It's been a year?


Ticking

Ticking

Ticking


how?


Ticking

Ticking

Ticking


Three months left.


Ticking

Ticking

Ticking


Two months left.


Ticking

Ticking

Ticking


One month...


TICKING

TICKING TICKING


It's so loud...


TICKING

TICKING

TICKING


Two weeks,

enjoy it while I can

TICKING

House full of boxes

TICKING


TICKING

TICKING


Jealous

TICKING

of the ones

who get to stay

TICKING

TICKING

TICKING


One week

goodbye

TICKING

TICKING

bye

TICKING

bye to

everyone

TICKING TICKING TICKING


Four days TICKING

I want to stay

TICKING TICKING TICKING

Three days TICKING

can I push pause?

TICKING TICKING

TICKING

Two days TICKING

hotel room...

TICKING TICKING TICKING TICKING One day TICKING

crying. TICKING TICKING TICKING


Last day. TICKING

TICKING

TICKING

TICKING TICKING TICKING 0:00


Being on the plane

between places

40,000 feet above it all


It feels so weird

timerless

Until I land

and it starts again

on the ground.


ticking

ticking

ticking

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