“The Clock”

The clock in question is actually one that I purchased in China. Painted on the clock face is an inspirational revolutionary scene depicting the proletariat rising up against the evil forces of capitalism. When the alarm rings, the fist of one of the cadres raises up and down, feverishly rallying his comrades to move forward in their struggle. It is a beautiful thing to see, not to mention loud.

The words coming out of Laura’s mouth aren’t really hers but mine. You should see the look she gets when she sees a baby. Her entire face just melts in pure ecstasy and she pretty much turns to goo. In other words, it’s really me who can hear her clock ticking, ’cause it’s so damn loud.

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6 thoughts on ““The Clock”

  1. ll2 says:

    time for a baby!!

  2. Jill says:

    Yup, time to fall in love all over again. It will change your world forever, in the most magical of ways. Oh, and for the first couple of years you will smell baby poo somewhere on you but can never find it….I’m just sayin’.

  3. Julia says:

    so get cracking!

  4. Tamara says:

    Auntie is waiting for the news, Bretticus!

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