Dear midnight—
maybe I could tell you your
head’s a little heavy.
Reminiscent of my own
that will take rather than decide.
I refuse to destroy the skeleton
of light your hands sent.

from pages 312-313 of Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist, 1968-1976 by Hunter S. Thompson (Simon & Schuster, 2000).