‘Silence’: Powerful Poem by Felicia Murrell
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‘Silence’: Powerful Poem by Felicia Murrell

Silence If you’re silent,you can hear the forest breathe,the holy hush of the tree’s limb. “Silence,” said Thomas Merton, “is God’s first language”:the way it soaks into your skin,surrounds you,blanketing you like the forest’s breath. Silence:The cadence of the land at rest,the body asleep,the heart awake. Silence:The deep rhythmic breathing of a mind slowed down,an…