Thursday, February 20, 2014
The letter discovered at the end of the episode is an excerpt from
"West with the Night" by Beryl Markham. The letter states.....
"Dear Rosie - You're an old soul trapped in a young body.
Go beyond the limits of what you know even if you're afraid.
Try everything, feel everything, if only once.
This passage made me think of you today." -
" There are all kinds of SILENCES and each of them means a different thing.
There is the silence that comes with the morning in a forest,
and this is different from the silence of a sleeping city.
There is the silence after a rainstorm and before a rainstorm,
and these are not the same.
There is the silence of emptiness, the silence of fear, the silence of doubt.
There is a certain silence that emanates from a lifeless object,
as from a chair lately used, or from a piano with old dust upon its keys,
or from anything that has answered to the need of man,
Its voice may be melancholy, but it is not always so;
for the chair may have been left by a laughing child,
or the last notes of the piano may have been raucous and gay.
Whatever the mood or the circumstance, the essence of its quality
- Markham, West With The Night