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Month: November 2017

Time Ticks On

Time Ticks On

I sit in front of the desk, Emily’s hand grasping firmly onto mine.  “Nervous?” I ask her?  She says nothing, but nods.  Unthinkingly, I nod in return.  She tightens her grip on my hand.  I can feel her grasp is cold and clammy.  Anxiously, I drum the fingers of my other hand on the plastic arm of the chair.  The unrhythmic cacophony of my inattentive jam session disguises the loud audible tick, tick, tick, coming from the clock facing us on…

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