Rotting produce, discarded cans, and assorted detritus made no difference as he lay looking up into the night sky.
He had no idea whose chemical expertise had devised the Rainbow Concoction but it sure as anything made life a lot more manageable.
This story was written for the Gargleblaster flash fiction writing challenge. The challenge was to write a story of exactly 42 words based on the question, "What's so amazing that keeps us stargazing?" This is my response.