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Tick Tacks, You're The Setting And Rising Sun by Akinwale Peace

Akinwale Peace

Tick Tacks, You're The Setting And Rising Sun.
The tick tack 'n' the wall are wicked evils,
The ticks fly, fleeting in short twinkling secs'_
The wall heard man said he need'd time to time;
Yet hung on the wall, it couldn't stop its ticks.
Tick tack, stop! Stop singing the walls ballad!
Golden wall, you 've ears, stop the ticks ticking_
Always hang'ng on the wall, no cares at all;
It do'sn't move o stop as it sadly fly.
Tick tacks, you're the setting and rising sun,
Always hang'ng on the wall, idly work'ng;
Working with its incisive ticks of peak
like a gobbled man with, bottles, with, straw.
Lenient hands are shrinking violet rainbow;
As it fleets, they watch as if the tick mov'd less,
The tick is a friendly foe with good lucks tho'
But ticks, are you fleet'ng to meet the Lord too?
If we could know morrow 'n' tie it laces_
Loosely firm as the wings beneath the sky;
E'en when the wall hears the tears cry, it smiles
as the ticks sing ballad to the naive wall.
"words from the innocent mind"
             Philip Peace


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