MAGIC – a poem by Shel Silverstein

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Read this to yourself.
Read it silently.
Don’t move your lips.
Don’t make a sound?
Listen to yourself.
Listen without hearing anything.
What a wonderfully weird thing, huh?

NOW MAKE THIS PART LOUD!
SCREAM IT IN YOUR MIND!
DROWN EVERYTHING OUT.
Now, hear a whisper.
A tiny whisper.

Now, read this next line in your best crotchety old man voice:
“Hello there sonny, does this town have a post office?”

Awesome! Who was that?
Whose voice was that?
Certainly not yours.

How do you do that?
How!?

Must be magic!!

1 Comment

  1. […] Sometimes when my mind wanders, I make up words that make so much sense! For example: Twitter + Pinterest = Twinterest. Another social media platform, but only for twins. Genius, isn’t it? Well, it would be if it served any real purpose haha. The point is, give yourself a break from the digital life. Maybe have a Kit-Kat, I don’t know, whatever floats your boat. Just give yourself a chance to experience a little bit of life; a little bit of MAGIC. […]

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