Driving in the Dark

Coming back from Henderson

Alone,

you are surrounded

By towering peaks and deep ravines.

Driving in the dark,

So dark, only a small cone of illumination from headlights

reveals

a few gray bushes

Pale sands and rocks that

Flash by, pass by as the

car sweeps around the turns.

You are

In a small bubble of light

Surrounded by large and deep things

You can’t see.