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It is simple. you say many I say one I want to save silence from indulgent forays by unhumbled minds believing cacophony to be a sound one stops and listens for attentively as if big words made more sense because they thunder in so many syllables are thunderous resonate shamelessly making it well nigh impossible to hear the beauty singular and pure that lies beneath waiting for you to listen.

Art: Untitled (Baby) | Zena Holloway

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If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence. 

George Eliot

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