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What AreYou LISTENING?

  1. ginjill ashberry profile image77
    ginjill ashberryposted 5 years ago

    What AreYou LISTENING?

    What are you listenin1)Music? nags? neighbor's fight? friend's arguments? news broadcast on the tube? pitter patter raindrops? crickets calling? water dripping? Someone's heartache? dogs barking? waves calling? sound of construction? steak sizzling? blender working? children's play shout's? a heart beat? Someone snoring? your noisy mind?
    2)which sound do you hope to block out immediately?
    3)which sound do you yearn particularly at this moment?

  2. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 5 years ago

    The birds chirping in the  garden...................................................

    1. ginjill ashberry profile image77
      ginjill ashberryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hahahahaah.. I was editing and you've answered. That's beautiful, Mick S.

  3. Mellyunplugged profile image79
    Mellyunpluggedposted 5 years ago

    Im Multi tasking - Listening to music as my girlfriend is eating my brain :p
    Not understanding which one should i concentrate...

    1. ginjill ashberry profile image77
      ginjill ashberryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      wow.. she spared the music listening part!

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    vonda g nelsonposted 5 years ago

    Once upon a time I blocked out the majority of what my ears heard.  Now that I'm older I hear everything but only listen to a few things.

    1. ginjill ashberry profile image77
      ginjill ashberryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Vonda,
      That's a good tactic. Listen when we should. Yet hear all the same. It's what they call "two ears".

  5. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    I'm currently listening to the tv playing down the hallway.
    and the computer processor as the virus scan performs its' job. Not very exciting,huh?

    1. ginjill ashberry profile image77
      ginjill ashberryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hey there, Stacie,
      That is noise..The noise of comfort. The sound of home:) Thanks for dropping by!

  6. anupma profile image77
    anupmaposted 5 years ago

    I usually listen everything. As we are human being, so we must listen everything. I don't want to listen the sound of crying. No one must be in pain, although I know it is impossible, but this is the thing that really hurts.

    1. ginjill ashberry profile image77
      ginjill ashberryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Anupma,
      Thank you for sharing your views! Yes, if we can choose the things we want to hear; that would be great but that's not how it works:( But if we can separate listening and hearing; like what Vonda does, it's a lot better.

 
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