Revise tonight—
struggling with the temptation to wire
sounds to the heart of one fucked thing.
    I tried to get over the grey, deadweight
of thought and discovered the whirl of my hands
which could have agreed to be more than my own.

from pages 20-21 of Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist, 1968-1976 by Hunter S. Thompson (Simon & Schuster, 2000).