RICHARD JORDAN is a Ph.D. Mathematician who lives and works in the Washington, D.C. area. By day he develops and analyzes mathematical models for the spread of infectious diseases, and by night he does his best to avoid contracting any such diseases. He started writing approximately 18 months ago, and poems and flash fiction have appeared in over 40 print and on-line magazines in the past year, most recently, Melic Review, 3rd Muse Poetry Journal, The Pedestal, Steel Point Quarterly, NetAuthor E2K, Maelstrom, PoemsNiederngasse, Kimera and Red River Review. He is a Coeditor of the new e-zine, Slipknot. He has also served as Guest Editor for Stirring and Facets. This is his second appearance in The Adirondack Review.