Almost sunrise

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I kept to deserted back roads, away from streetlights and towns. It wasn’t as if you could see me coming or feel a change in the air when I got nearer to you, but the secrecy of it made me feel like a ninja.

Hiding in the shadows, I turned off my headlights on the straight stretches letting the moon guide my way. The dashboard’s red glow bathed my hands in crimson, making me shudder with anticipation.

I cranked up the radio, the music pushing me to drive faster, more purposefully, because it was almost sunrise and I was overdue.

This week’s challenge is inspired by Classified’s, “Inner Ninja.”

4 comments

  1. Love the idea of driving at night without lights and letting the moon guide me. In my traffic-ridden corner of the planet, however, it would probably be called a death wish. Beautiful shot and lovely words, as usual. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Love the bit about turning off the lights. Here in snow country, it is amazing to go out on the quiet county roads in the winter after new snow with a big moon in the sky and drive without headlights. You actually don’t even need them!

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