Enjoy the silenceJanuary 26, 2013
She had never been in a bar so empty, so silent.
Are you open yet? she asked, and the bartender nodded. He poured her beer, and she carried it to a table a few feet away, wanting to stay close to another human being, but too self-conscious to sit facing him.
She considered making a song request. It’s so strange not to hear music, she said.
Sometimes, when I do this, people get bothered, he replied. They can’t handle their own thoughts. They ask me to turn somethinganythingon.