Illuminating the Doubt

The Zoo Cage Prophet

I knew they wouldn't believe me, and I began to get a little anxious. I looked up to the light fixture and calculated the distance. I figured by using the toilet to climb onto the sink, I could reach the light and bang on it.

The light right outside my cell door's window stayed on last night-all night. Normally the night watch turns off all the lights so we can sleep, but for some reason the light stayed on. I could not sleep because, no matter what position I tried on my bunk, the light shone in my eyes. I broke the world's record for tossing and turning. I kept mumbling, "Why can't they turn...

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