"Shhhhhhh.... it's getting quieter..."
I'm starting to feel the silence grow thicker every night. At first a sheet, then a mist, and now a thick blanket of near impenetrable silence permeates outside every night.
"Til even a shout sounds like a bare whisper..."
It's so hard to hear anything. Like I'm deep within an underwater abyss. Slowly drowning in the silence.
"Even I'M being drowned out for god's sake..."
I've gone to listening to music with earphones on full blast so to keep the near palpable silence at bay.
"At least it gives me something else to listen to besides your constant griping..."
"As you wish..."