It's not like before, this quiet. I'm not sure that I can describe it. It's not a lack of noise, or a softening of sound. Those things have happened before. This time it's different. Now, now it's something else that's going on.
Maybe the years and years and years of noise have finally started to affect me. Maybe I'm going deaf. Maybe I've...
Scratch that, I figured it out.
It's become constant. There are no ups or downs anymore.
Noise without fluctuation has no meaning. It's just static, and I think that I'm starting to ignore that static.
This won't last.