Calling me
to this winter
I know I’ll take
the bright mornings.
The tree I owe
an obsession
of honesty.
I can’t prove
I’ve abandoned
my life.

from page 184 of Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist, 1968-1976 by Hunter S. Thompson (Simon & Schuster, 2000).