Ten to Six

Fiery breath smokes the air.

I inhale through my mouth and hold the air fast,

And hold myself still.

My eyes roll backwards as my shoulder stretches,

Strumming a tendon into tremors

producing in me

trembles from the

strange vibrations.

Shades drawn tight against the sky’s night.

Cicadas chirpin’ lazy protest.

I espy a note on my coffee table:

“Ruin your own show. Don’t feed me soft words, when my eyes go hard.”

My cheeks burn vermillion in the morning air.

Sly smile.

I will wear my hair straight today.

Author: writtencasey

New to the world of blogging, I have always been fascinated by the scientific endeavor and I read about or engage with those processes as much as possible. I am a compulsive reader and writer (predominately non-fiction and scholarly work) With a background in anthropology and as an arm-chair/backyard scientist, I hope to improve my writing skills and learn about any areas of weakness or misunderstanding in my analytic skills. I want to improve and am particularly interested in science blogging and creating science content as a freelancer. I work for a wonderful company procuring high asset/risk insurance coverage for niche businesses and professionals, not fitting typical underwriting models as a day job. I am excited to share my journey through scientific discussion, essays, how to's, technical papers, creative non-fiction, with some free verse prose thrown in for my own fun. Thank you for spending time here. Please reach out if you are so inclined. I'd be excited to hear from you.

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