The Echo is Neither Sound nor Hope



The Echo is Neither Sound nor Hope

empty trees

a darkened

the void
between chairs


as if you’d never spoken


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This first appeared in April 2015.




4 thoughts on “The Echo is Neither Sound nor Hope

  1. Striking image coupling! (Was he really ever there?) I’ve seen this one before, but it resonates now differently, here in my own familiar home forever more missing physical visits from my departed son. His words echo through the rooms, without sound, without any hope of him ever speaking aloud face-to-face. He would’ve LOVED these images – had a flair for seeing things in unusual ways – the tree limb shadows captivate the imagination! Memories create crisscross shadows at odd moments as I go about normal activities …
    Are these photos you took? From digital sources and caught your eye?

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