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Everything felt like it was overtime. Thinking overtime, talking overtime, breathing overtime. Everything was too much. But then one day, she had all the time in the world.
By Maddy on 02.11.2017
A buzzer sounds.
The scores tied.
Both sides of the arena in outrage.
Only a single goal takes the trophy.
A single play to win it all.
By Mabel Robson on 02.11.2017
time is overrated
i hated being the one people hated
getting high just so i can get elevated
no reason to celebrate but i celebrated
By sikboi on 02.11.2017
always though time would make me get over her
but stil I think about her over time
By nameless on 02.11.2017
“Dude,” asked Sean, “how long have you been working overtime?”
“The past six weeks.”
He nearly spat out his sour mouthful of beer. “Sh**. Really?” He stared at her. “Does your boss know he needs to pay you?”
“He is paying me. I don’t mind it, really. I like being out of the house.”
She didn’t expect Sean to understand. He had no idea what she had been through regarding her home dynamic, and she wasn’t going to try to explain it to him now.
By Belinda Roddie URL on 02.11.2017
A look at the clock. It spins in circles, and yet the time remains the same. Whether winter or summer, the only sunlight filters though the blinds of the office, and hides its rays once I have left the building. A deep breath in of the night air. Things have built up- snow, time, work, and a twisted knot in my stomach I’m not sure where it came from. I need to go home, I need to eat. I need to sleep. I need to smooth out the dark tangles in my gut, but that will have to wait until tomorrow. Or the next day. Perhaps I can leave it aside until it sorts itself out, resolving me of the responsibility to face whatever feelings have tied themselves so tightly inside me.
I need to go home.
I need to sleep.
By Ai URL on 02.11.2017
He pushed and pushed, sweat gathering on his forehead and down his back. It’s not like he couldn’t do it, he knew he could, but God was it so hard when it felt like all the world’s against him. If only, if only, he glanced at the jar beside him. If only he could open it, all would be well.
By Ethel on 02.12.2017
Not one of my favorite words. Overtime implies more work. Sometimes it is paid while other times it is not paid. Of course, if paid, it comes in handy. Some jobs require one to spend more time on the job than was originally required.
By marc on 02.12.2017
The bed looked inviting and she fell into it. She was so tired and turned over in the clean sheets. But her mind continued to work overtime, thinking about the events of the day and wondering about the consequences. Finally, she stood at the window looking out over the unfamiliar city from the window of a strange hotel.
By chanpheng URL on 02.12.2017
She wiped her brow. Looking at the clock, her heart sank. It’s only been 20 minutes? That’s it? She stretched her neck and tried not to cry. She wanted nothing more than her couch and her tea and an arm around her shoulders, protectively.
By Bridget Grace URL on 02.12.2017
“overtime it will all pass” she said. i mean did she know what he was going through? the anticipation felt like a weight weighing against his neck, choking him.
By cissim on 02.12.2017
I don’t think that I ever got overtime pay. My jobs were such that I was expected to complete the work no matter how long it took.
Some of us work overtime on relationships. Do we get paid back enough for the effort we expend?
I hope so–in love!
By Robin on 02.12.2017
Overtime is a tiring word. Extra time is what we all need….
By Tim the Sage on 02.12.2017
Getting use to soccer… football terms like playing on a field… pitch and overtime periods…
I mean stoppage time. Yeah I’ve got some practicing to do… gonna go to the pub and immerse myself in the FC or SC sub culture.
By SoccerWasFootball1st on 02.12.2017
boss stops by my desk
gotta stay late
more money/more work.
cuddled close to you
in a world made
for just us two
By alasthepoetwarrior on 02.12.2017
she doesnt know
how to say no
By Anima on 02.12.2017
a division of Identity Crisis, Inc.