The Speed of Darkness

you ask me these absolute questions–/No matter what? No matter what.  /Or–What is the speed of darkness? /I look it up–either:  /Darkness is just the complete absence of light ….so it travels at the speed of light  /Or the more dire–As soon as the light is gone, darkness returns, so you could say that darkness travels faster than the speed of light /the light just a flicker in the doorway of the world  /The darkness a cat ready to pounce  /a sea of trouble, waiting just waiting for the light to tire or wander off /so that it (the darkness)

Can overwhelm, flood in,