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Clockroach

Tick-tock goes the clockroach

Climbing on the wall

You’ll notice when it starts to scuttle

That time begins to crawl

 

The creepy-crawly timepiece

Once fell from a great height

And found that it could fall quite fast

But it could not achieve flight

 

Tick-tock goes the clockroach

Underneath the bed

Two antennas spinning round

In the middle of its head

 

Counting down the minutes

Until a fateful foot should fall

Stopping time in its tracks

Halfway down the hall.

 



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