Teenagers demand I tick faster; adults beg for me to tock slower.
Being a clock is a thankless job. I work all day, every day and I never sweat.
I quit. Without me, they’ll miss tests and meetings, burn their food.
They’ll learn to appreciate the time I give them.
Bianca is a writer living in San Diego. She has a BA in English from San Diego State University and currently works in publishing. Her work has appeared in 50-Word Stories, Every Day Fiction, and Mesa Visions Literary Journal.