Patrick M. Ohana
A medical writer who reads and writes fiction and some nonfiction, although the latter may appear at times like the former. https://patrick-m-ohana.anthi-and-m.com
I always wondered why an erection is also called a woody, in slang, of course, but still, why a woody and not, for example, a stick-shift, an English cucumber, a special carrot, a fuck-you-gravity (up to a certain age), and many other potential appellations.
It was very difficult to open my eyes. Their heaviness was strict and severe. I felt extremely tired. My yawning was slowly catching up to my breathing. When my vision seemed to finally work, I found darkness for the first time in my life to be ruling with absolute blackness. I closed my eyes to retest my sense of sight and attempt to recollect my thoughts. When I reopened them, darkness had turned into a blinding illumination of pink light that became tolerable only after a long period of adaptability.