sooner or later every man must stop fighting the stars. sooner or later his life will run him down and he will lose what he holds most dear. the one thing that has kept him going given him reason during the day and comfort during the hour of the wolf will slip from his grasp. no beacon no safe harbor dead-eyed stranger in the mirror old fool ground down by the days slack skin staring into black night after sleepless night alone and drowning in the far end of the pool.
The staring into black by Rick Belden, unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.