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the silence of water

the silence of water

I returned to the site, the sun had already set, I cast the hook and waited. I don't think there is a deeper silence in the world than the silence of water. I felt it at that time and never forgot it


the silence of water

First edition 2011, The Way


Text by José Saramago, excerpt from As Pequenas Memórias
Illustrations: Manuel Estrada