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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: Waiting for the Hands of Time


Waiting for the Hands of Time

Hear the legend: once there was Time; when Time existed, Time had hands. Fingers marked the tick tock of its passing. Another legend says: Time waits for no man, so on the rim of this handless clock we wait for the return of Time. In the hope that with the return of Time, we can begin and so, end, for we cannot until Time returns to free us from eternity. Oh, how we long for the end of eternity!

We watch others’ futile embroidering of emptiness as they climb endlessly towards no destination.

Hope is our only destination, until the return of Time. So we keep vigil for long thin shadows. Continue reading

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