always the first to…published: 2016-03-28
A girl in her early twenties girl was struck by a sudden revelation and it was about silences. She said that she desperately hated awkward silences and always felt the need to break them. Until it struck her: it wasn’t only her silence to break. It was a mutual silence and therefore as much the other person’s responsibility as it was hers. Which is when she finally relaxed into it, into silence.
It turned out, the silence wasn’t so bad. And she wasn’t as tired.