The noises that, at first, filled every pocket of air, immediately and harmoniously silenced. The overcast sky of smog and gas cracked open like chick which has been waiting weeks to hatch, the yellow feathers shined through. And all was quiet. The men did not speak, they dropped their arms, but their guns' falls were muted by this minute of peace. Even the men dared not to speak. Enemies were no longer so, there was no definition between men, just as there are no barriers between the birds which were the first to make a sound. A song which awoke the essence in ever living thing that could hear. A song which connected the true-ness in each person and animal. All were one, and all were happy...

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Galen almost 12 years ago

Reminds me of the Piper at the Gates of Dawn (from Wind in the Willows). Love it.

GiuseppeFrancescoTalese (joined almost 12 years ago)

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