As a Clock As a ClockAs a Clock3 years ago in Short Stories
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It gets quite boring sitting up here all day. I watch as "students", as many of the humans are called here, yawn and ineptly do their work. Sh, sh, sh go the pencils as they get smaller and smaller, scratching against the paper. The humming and grinding of sharpeners could be heard repeatedly through the class. Sometimes a student will walk through Mr. Door, causing an unpleasant squeaking sound.
The "teacher" tells the students to take out paper, making the majority of the class groan and complain. They grab their bags digging around for notebooks then ripping out paper. It was quiet as they wrote page after page, so quite you could hear my ticking, almost as if I were teasing them. " It must be so tedious", I laugh to myself, "to h