Silence

” The self-described “Sound Tracker” is now in a race to edit his life’s work before he loses more of his hearing.” – Eugene Oregon, reporting for NPR

You, who found these silent spaces.

and catalouged that which enhanced the quiet by breaking it.

You who declared the sacred where the sounds all faded away.

 

What sadistic genie gives this dark twist to your deepest wish.

As all the things you have heard migrate from cochlear experience

into fading memories…

Do you wonder what the last sound you will hear will be?

Hamlet, as he faded, told Horatio

All is silence.

 

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