Wherever we walk, the world quietens.
Be it woods, coast, park or town,
filled with the trill of birds and scurry of mice,
the crash of waves and sound of holiday makers,
students taking a break after a full day of college
or families and friends out for an evening meal.
All of it dulls to subtle hum
in the wake of our path and the intricately intimate maze of our minds.
Even though we know
we have to return to the crescendo sometime,
for the hours we stand together,
peace is all there is.