Ticket to Write – 37

Electronica Lullaby

electronica_double

There is something oddly
perhaps irrationally
soothing
about manually drawing molecules
crystal structures even better
*click*click* rough grate
of mouse dragging on desk
accompanied by
the ordered proliferation
of delicate black lines
all alike
a tree growing through a carbon net.
Autofill in Excel is similar
summoning
a cascade of calculations
& before you can blink
all your dilutions are accounted for.
The effortless order appeals.
Better
but infinitely harder
is doing it all by hand
in purple fountain pen.

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"A writer is an introvert: someone who wants to tell you a story but doesn't want to have to make eye contact while doing it." - Adapted from John Green
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One Response to Ticket to Write – 37

  1. “A tree growing through a carbon net” LOVE this line.

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