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Tick, tock. Tick, tock. It's the noise that's always there, but you rarely ever hear. It just exists in the background, slipping by.

Tick, tock.

Tick, tock. Tick, tock.

It's the noise that's always there, but you rarely ever hear. It just exists in the background, slipping by.

The rare moment arrives when you notice it and start trying to cling to the seconds but they're going faster and faster and-

Tick, tock. Tick, tock.

Its the race you'll never win and the chance you never took. It's the embarrassing moment you want to take back and the beautiful moment you want to freeze in time. It's unyielding. It's-

Tick, tock. Tick, tock.

It's when you finally grow up enough to leave home and the excitement morphs into anxiety.

Your suddenly faced by the city of dreams and you're not so sure you have what it takes to run head first at them, but silently, there it is, growing louder

Tick, tock. Tick, tock.

And then you're there, deep in the city, chasing your dreams.

There are so many things to do now and suddenly instead of wishing you could grow up you're wishing you could grow down and forget about the-

Tick, tock. Tick, tock.

And then its when you've lost your youth and the quiet noise has grown to a booming echo. It's when you've lost your fear and it's become a comforting and beautiful music.

It's slowing down now, you stop hanging on and-

Tick

tock.

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