NEVER SCREAM IN SILENCE AGAIN unplug the quiet
There are certain moments in quiet days
where the noise stops;
not a birdsong
auto tire heard to ruin the interlude.
It has become more confusing to actually hear silence
than make the constant attempts to actually achieve quiet.
No one teaches anymore the equality of silence and peace.
That old rubric was thrown out when
them that tuned out and turned off
got wealthy by digitizing silence in the name of growth.
Now near every living soul is silently main framed;
Foolishly enclosed to think they could not ever connect
with quiet reality if they did not have a 3.0 plug.
I had decades ago found my love in silence,
where there was no need for birdsong recordings
tires racing down weather cratered roads
to little set aside man made green spaces
filled with electric outlets to power up the ear buds
used today to block out the stunning silence from
the wonderfully beautifully quiet mind.
© M Durfee