Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence.

John Lahr


18 Comments Add yours

  1. buttercup600 says:

    I needed that after a day like today Cindy…and loved it, thank you!! Loads of love my friend xx

    1. buttercup600 says:

      Btw..I am listening to this again while I’m commenting on poems…so peaceful!! Great idea x

      1. theonlycin says:

        Yesterday was chaotic, I needed a very quiet morning. lots of love, sleep tight tonight.

  2. deepercolors says:

    A quote to think about.

    1. theonlycin says:

      Enjoy, hope it cools down some where you are.

  3. adeeyoyo says:

    An excellent quote, Cin. I find I can only handle so much background noise and then HAVE to shut it down – unless it’s music that I love! Thank you so much.

    1. theonlycin says:

      You’re welcome adee πŸ™‚

  4. Lyndatjie says:

    Only those at peace with themselves will find silence valuable.

    1. theonlycin says:

      You’re 100% right Lyndatjie.

  5. leigh says:

    Meditational πŸ™‚

  6. nrhatch says:

    I thrive on silence, and plenty of it. Beautiful post. Thanks, Cin

    1. theonlycin says:

      Enjoy Nancy, have a tranquil day.

  7. slpmartin says:

    Your reminded me of the lyrics for the Sound of Silence that said “And the sign said ‘The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls And tenement halls And whispered in the sound of silence.”

    1. theonlycin says:

      That’s a lovely reminder Charles πŸ™‚

  8. Jingle says:


    Help visit 5 to 10 poets from the list to wish them Happy (Belated) Birthday,

    take the butterfly award,
    share with 1 to 10 friends…

  9. Jamie Dedes says:

    Shhhhhh…lovely way to start the day.
    Thanks! πŸ™‚

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