Deafening Silence

Have you ever had to spend time in a waiting room?
It’s never an easy atmosphere.
Beep.
Do you want tea?
Beep.
No thank you.
Beep.

The silence is deafening.
There’s only one reason we’re all here.
Beep.
Avoided for as long as possible.
Beep.
Yet here we are.
Beep.

Your head is spinning.
Your mind is racing.
The beeping gets louder.
The crowd gets larger.
Everything builds up.
And up.
And up.
Until.

Beep.
Another haunting sound.
The noise which will never lose it’s familiarity.
Beep.
It’s meant to be the noise of hope.
It’s meant to be a positive thing.
It’s meant to be a good thing we even hear it.
Beep.

It’s the only noise ever made in the room.
Beep.
Bursts of constant noise.
Trying to reassure anyone.
Beep.
You may come accustomed to it.
Beep.
But beware.
Beep.

One day you might miss the

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14 thoughts on “Deafening Silence

  1. OMG, this is so good. I read every word and enjoyed it all. This is amazing, you have a gift. Seriously. I LOVE THIS SO MUCH!

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