3 Minutes = This Poem, Apparently

And so the clock I’m racing against is the one in my head
Saying if I don’t act now I’ll only live with regret
So I while away the days
Trying to limit my mistakes
But I just keep falling
Falling
Falling
And I know that you’re watching
Because that’s what you’d rather do
Than take any action to help me
Than to seek your own truth
And the clock just keeps ticking
As I sink beneath the weight
Of the mistakes I can’t help
Of the life I can’t save
And your eyelids are blinking at the same godawful rate
As the clock that’s in my head
That’s tallying my mistakes
I don’t know what to say to you
Or how you came to be
The rhythm of the ticking clock
That’s trapped inside of me

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