Techivita's Note: So I had to take an AP test today and this is what I wrote in order to try to help me calm down. Didn't work, but posting this anyway to buffer a requested story I wanted to post but can't really post today.

Periculum Suscipe: Take the Risk

Written by Techivita on 5/9/14

 

Alarm rings, eyes open

Sluggishly you awaken.

Muddled thoughts, not much

And then it clicks:

“It’s today”.

 

Rushing out, heart beating,

Short breaths, eyes filled with fear.

Waiting impatiently for the train

All your thoughts say:

“It’s today”.

 

Tying to remember what you had learned

Scanning your mind for information

Nothing comes up

All you remember is:

“It’s today”. 

 

Alighting, you run out

Counting the minutes that tick by

Only a few minutes left.

You can’t be late because:

“It’s today”.

 

Waiting when you’re seated

Fiddling with your pencil

You try to remember the information

But still nothing, only:

“It’s today”.

 

Fear knots your stomach,

Sweat accumulates on your brow.

You open your test booklet.

It’s now.

“It’s today”.

 

Just breathe.

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