Late burn

There’s that colorless part of night in the countryside where the sun goes away and the lights don’t take over, because there aren’t any. It’s kind of depressing, because you know when you get where you’re going the day is already done. It lasts only 20 minutes or so, but it’s kind of unsettling, even with other cars cruising along the interstate at 75 mph. I always get that feeling of the inability to relax despite the day melting away entirely. Every mile covered makes the destination somehow slide further off the horizon. In the Deep South pine trees obscure the way. On this night the sky went totally flat, acting like a curtain.
Late burn
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7 Comments to “Late burn”

  1. So nice that after the colorless part of night a new day dawns with magic and mystery to capture our hearts …

    • I once drove all night and hoped to experience this light on the opposite side of the day… but reached my destination before the sun started affecting the blacks. I slept until it was dark again. It was weird not seeing that light for 2 days.

  2. reminds me of British Autumn/Winter and the long journey home

  3. Moonlight impressions on the motorway. Great.

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