Silence became cacophony

December 28, 2011

It was only once he returned to his office that he realized how quiet everything was. The season’s noise had receded, and now he was left with his coffee mug, his to do list, and the few emails that had come in while he was gone. While he was home for the extended weekend, the din of the holiday kept him from thinking—who knew his children played so loudly? But now, the silence of the office became its own cacophony, demanding answers to the question of why he was there, and when he’d be able to leave.

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