for the love of silence

I love silence, I love to be alone and sit still in my room, just enjoying the peace of quiet.

I love the quiet joy of us both sitting and reading our books, calmly turning the pages.

I love the stillness just after the rain stopped falling. It is like the earth stops breathing then.

I love to find the quiet inside of me, sometimes, when I am so in awe of where I am.

I love the quiet just seeing a picture of a moment like that brings up in me.

I love to be the quiet one at a party, just sitting and listening to people talk.

I love to have my cat curled up next to me, quietly enjoying each other’s company.

I love quiet, and I will always, consciously seek it, even in this world of sounds.

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