Tag Archive | Silence
The bicycle bell spilled into the silence of the night. ~Qui Xiaolong Silence can be spooky. Is it because the absence of any sound driving us to distraction frees up or mind and there is no barrier to block us from feeling the screaming in our souls or, perhaps, because of our inability to hear […]
The seconds that follow open up a space between them, a naked silent space. ~Maylis de Kerangal When I used to fish on the big lakes of Northern Canada with my brothers, we would spend the days immersed in the silence of calm lakes and the crazy laugh of lake loons…. Silent space frightens us […]
When she enters a church, she explores the silence as if it’s the texture of a mystery. ~Maylis de Kerangal I love to explore holy spaces. Every time I enter a church, temple, mosque, red rock amphitheater, enclaves mysteriously abandoned by long-forgotten ancients. I am awed by the power of the palpable silence occupying the […]
It’s apparent that at some level, all art is autobiographical. ~David Bayles Between three of my blogs, there are over 2000 entries. Four and a half years worth of myself strewn across pages, living in servers across the globe. They are my mind woven into word adventures, a snapshot of my evolution from then to […]
Listening to snow fall. ~Roberto Bolaño I wish I had the ability to attain a state of serenity so deep, I could hear the voices of individual flakes of snow falling thru the air, the serenading of a thousand snowflakes swirling in the wind, the cacophony when millions crash onto the ground.
What is the sound of a silent gong? A silent gong is not voiceless. It gives vibration to the universe beating in unity, in harmony with the heartbeat of Earth. It is found in the footsteps of Ant walking on shifting sands in search of food to feed the colony. It is the rhythm of […]
I am still haunted When god rent the temple curtain And my father’s silence crashed into my world, Rupturing a heart still carrying his blood Silence engulfing my soul.