Tuesday, 16 October 2012


100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#62

This week we are staying with normal life and the prompt is:

…it can’t be that time….

You have, as usual, 100 words to add to these 5 making 105 in total. Keep it suitable for PG certificate and please put a link somewhere back to this post so that others can find it and join us.

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock
The hands moved round the clock
It can't be that time again surely
My poor old body is all achy
The alarm shrills its strident sound
One foot creeps out onto the ground
The other one wants to stay warm
The messages slowly inch up to inform
The rest of my tired limbs to awaken
Time to get up and swing into action
To face another day commuting
With other people sniffing and shuffling
Standing on the cold concrete platform
Ready to engage another day and perform
Kindness rarely seen except in dreams
As my inner mind silently blasphemes.


  1. We're never ready for it are we? No wonder it's called the daily grind.

  2. Brilliant! Loved this - so, so true!

  3. Nice one. I like the silent blaspheming. I'm sure there's lots of that, especially on a Monday :-)

  4. LOL, love it. My body never wants out of the bed. (:

  5. This really hits home for me this week. I had 9 days off work, no alarm, no pressure. Now I'm back to the grind and I want to smash my alarm clock, lol.


  6. I liked this! ~Miriam

  7. Well done, you capture the morning struggle creatively.

  8. This was a bit like this morning. Great Job!