Here is my entry for Carly's challenge to show anything that measures time.
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For added credit my clock shows my favourite time~the start of a new day. Do I get a bonus for the fact it shows the start of a new month and year as well?
No mouse runs up or down this clock,
No strident tone struck the hour that past,
It can never be slow or a second too fast,
Unseen waves that no walls can block
Hold the time it tells to the silent decay
Of an atom circling this fragile earth,
Has this accuracy lost anything of worth?
Who wants a mouse or cuckoo today?
No one wants a cuckoo that would sing,
No one wants a mouse that could bring,
A remembrance from nature that tells
The lies hidden within our human shells,
The atom that died to welcome this year,
I may have almost seen quite clear,
If I can ever bring a word to a song,
And place it where it might belong.