Saturday, August 8, 2015

How the Brain Perceives Time

Tick Tock Cacophony
by Rachel Hoyt



The ticks click by quick
as the tocks slowly knock,
then slick as a trick,
they meet up at the dock -
one moment, one prick,
a single time block.

The trick is quite slick -
all ad hocs turned flock,
while still ticking ticks
and chock full of tocks -
the tune coos and clicks
as time turns the clocks.

Copyright © 2015 Rachel Hoyt. All rights reserved.

This poem was inspired by brain timing research which
found there are many internal clocks from which our experience is stitched.

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8 comments:

  1. You always find the most interesting things! Your poem has perfect meter too. Very fun :-)

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    1. Thank you, SaraV! I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)

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  2. This is a fun poem to read. Absolutely love it.

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  3. Don't know why I even stopped reading. This was fun.

    Times slips by
    Future present past
    How time flies
    Never stops or starts

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Rhyming or not, I would like a lot to hear the thoughts my words brought...