To Hear is Not to Listen

Forty years of marriage, taught me to listen.

Image by Stefan Keller from Pixabay

Listen a hundred times. Ponder a thousand times. Speak once. — proverb

There was a quiver on her lips as I discussed the theater piece we had just watched. I turned to my ever-patient partner of four decades and noticed her lips had no such quiver. I tried to stay focused on the point I was trying to make, but I knew what was happening. The person I…



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Kevin Farran

Kamakura based writer, lover of Great Danes, vintage cars, good red wine, bonsai and the Bard