Silence Settles Over Me

After the last creak  from the cooling of our home’s wooden  beams, after the cello’s  last note —the deep  vibrato lingering  and then fading as I  metaphorically lift  the needle before  another opus begins — after we have kissed and said our goodnights,  I take in and let out a long breath, releasing  the dayContinue reading “Silence Settles Over Me”

Shade of Silence

Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is as a palace of cedar to the wise, for along its hallowed courts the King in his beauty deigns to walk. —Charles Spurgeon Sometimes I sit in the shade of silence, a corner or some placed removed from the common area, aContinue reading “Shade of Silence”