Posts Tagged ‘ noise ’

Why we need an absence of noise to hear anything important | Aeon Essays

Wild geese in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, 2017. Photo by Rebecca Norris Webb from the book Brooklyn, the City Within with Alex Webb/Magnum Photos

Our cities are filled by the hubbub of human-made noise. Where shall we find the quietness we need to nurture our spirit?

Source: Why we need an absence of noise to hear anything important | Aeon Essays

Undertow

 

Mid-July morning rain falls clapping among oak leaves. Woodpeckers queue on tree bark for suet cake in view. black cat cries. Watching from inside he cannot help himself. Twitterings, chirpings, staccato rasps, glissando uproar

 

highway drones

through morning birdsong

mournful undertow

 

Donna Fleischer
indra’s net, bottle rockets press, 2003

BOMB Magazine — Building Blocks of Noise by Ben Tripp

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Twelve Views from the Distance by Mutsuo Takahashi, translated by Jeffrey Angles / 日付変更線 International Date Line

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Twelve Views from the Distance by Mutsuo Takahashi

“It is important that what we have written will in the end one day disappear. . . . Language leaves no trace, and even the faint memory of it will eventually fade. That may be the most wonderful thing about it.”      ~ TAKAHASHI MUTSUO, from A Conversation About Words