Written by Terrestris Veritas (Terra)
Staring up into the darkness a thought entered my head.“Do you ever think that like, ‘darkness’ is just another way of saying, ‘no light’?” I asked my sleepy mate.
I heard him prop himself up onto his elbow. “No shit Sherlock,” came the answer.
“Well,” I responded, “I’m no Sherlock alright but when people say ‘absence of light’, they mean darkness. Do you not think it strange that people don’t say ‘absence of darkness’ when they mean light?”
“If you keep talking there will be an absence of light in your head until there’s an absence of darkness on this side of the Earth! Happy?”
“Yes.” I giggled to myself.
“Good. Shut up.” Matt snuggled himself down into his over-sized duvet.
As I was bobbing my head to some imaginary music, I thought of something else. Sitting up, I voiced my concern. “Hey. Did you ever think that, like, when-”
“I don’t think I was very clear earlier,” Matt interrupted. “Fuck off with your speculations. Please.”
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