Why do I like typing in the dark,
listening to the keystrokes as my eyes
Why does accosting-by-light require asylum?
Why do I enjoy the peace of a snoring dog
in the darkness, or the calm of a purring cat
Why is it easier for the mind to flow at 3am?
What makes the soul feel free
when light and sight aren’t
I may never know the answers in this lifetime.
Perhaps it’s enough that I know
how to ask the