Monthly Archives: July 2011

The howling

From down the hall, I heard an agonized shout. Startled, I listened. For a few seconds there was only the sound of rushing water–then a frantic groan, followed by a painful moan. When I recognized it for what it was, … Continue reading

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The insensitivity of sound

Most of the time, I’m in love with sound. Birdsong is sweet enough to make me weep. The shuffle of wind through the trees, different at different times of the year, is like a whisper of nearly comprehensible voices. Waves … Continue reading

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