Saturday Morning

‘When I was a girl,’ she had once told a friend, ‘I was terribly sure trees and flowers were the same as birds or people. That they thought things, and talked among themselves. And we could hear them if we really tried. It was just a matter of emptying your head of all other sounds. Being very quiet and listening very hard. Sometimes I still believe that. But one can never get quiet enough…

~ Truman Capote, In Cold Blood


Photo: skringers.com

Comments

  1. lovely.

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  2. She was right. Trees do communicate with each other…love the book “The Hidden Life of Trees”

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  3. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    The magic of silence!

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  4. They ARE the same, just speaking a different language.

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  5. Well, some of us get that quiet. I’m only sorry for those who, for whatever reason, cannot. In the end, we return to The Silence. Nice to get used to it here, if we can 😉 xo

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  6. Love the image

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  7. Beautiful. There is so much to listen to.

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  8. So precious!

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