Day 12: Darkness

Behind me, Satan!

I’m not into poetic, old-wives-tale bullshit about external physical darkness evoking inner spiritual darkness. That’s probably why I didn’t like vampires or werewolves that much before Twilight.

Nonetheless, I hate staying up after 1:30 or 2 a.m. Not only because of the obvious physical hazards the North End of San Bernardino enjoys these days, but because of what I end up inflicting on myself.

My oldest resentments, my most cherished grudges, the jewels in my chest of hatred come out to be fondled when I stay up too late.

So I go to bed early tonight; get thee behind me!

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About spsukaton

Indonesian-American Bruin, fourth-generation Adventist, history student, saxophonist, singer, writer/editor. Born in Pittsburgh, raised in smoggy Southern California, looking for a way to live and leaving scribbles in my wake. In the beginning was the Word, and I'm kind of obsessed with it.
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