Munday Verse

Munday on Monday: Time measurement

Updated: 2013-11-18T04:47:54Z

Time measurement

The briefest measured time? ’Tis plain:

A swigsworth is the term. Explain:

You’re at the light; it’s red. In thirst

You grab your water bottle first;

But as you turn the screw-off cap

The light turns green. So in a snap

You gulp a swig; with frenzied knack

You spin the bottle’s cap on back

Then set the bottle down with clonk

Before the cars behind you honk.

So, how much of your time elapsed?

The merest swig’s worth now…perhaps.

Don Munday

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