“How eloquent the silence here is!”
“That’s the reason why I frequently take roundabout route.”
“How long can you carry such quiet within you?”
“When the withdrawal symptom rears its head, I leave everything behind to stock up on such silences.”
“I recall ‘The Whale’ where the narrator speaks of his obsession to cut away from his roots and seek life’s meaning out at the sea.”
They halted awhile to commune with the prevailing stillness.