The sounds of silence
Convention has it that silence is a virtue. But silence is not uniform. There are differences in the silences of the damned, the professional and the lover
This note is being written on a silent January morning—the first day of 2018. It appears, save a few oddballs still slobbering drunk outside, most people have turned in to sleep. It is now dark, and silent outside. But as usual, this is the kind of darkness and silence that precedes every morning, before the sun rises.