rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,

Chirp chirp buzz buzz

Night is gradually easing toward as much silence as a summer night can have. I know the crickets down the block will be chirping all night, the cicadas have begun buzzing, and there will be other sounds as well. Various creatures are bound to come nosing about and dogs will bark at them, for example. I'm sitting here thinking about the deep silences of those winter nights when nothing stirs, and I now realize that summer always, eventually, brings a night when I recall and miss those deep silences. In a while there might be a breeze (welcomed, to be sure) which will rustle all those green leaves. Autumn's breezes are louder, the leaves then being dry. But deep winter's breezes barely move the leafless twigs, and only stir the pine needles which then make the softest of arboreal sounds. I'm listening forward to their arrival.

  • Reset Thirty-Six, Day Two

    After waking up before noon Thursday, then needing to sleep again not long after sunset, I finally woke up about two o'clock this morning and got the…

  • Reset Thirty-Six, Day One

    More sleeping took place on Wednesday, and there might have been dreams, and there was certainly waking up by day and by night and feeling displaced.…

  • Day Out

    Another shopping trip Tuesday, but this one even more exhausting than the last. I don't seem to be able to deal with this crap anymore, especially…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.