Descriptive Essay

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The sound of silence. None to be heard, none to be seen. Hollow wards ring with an abnormal sense of quietude, while clear IV drip bags dangled solemnly as they hung above. There was not a sound of life around me; Not the sound of bells, the sound of voices...... it wasn’t any of those, nor was it a norm. The cold marble ground seemed to move as my eyes drifted towards all bearings, head throbbing as flashes hindered my sight, dizziness striking like a five-ton mallet. Cold beads of sweat trickled down my jaw, chills running down as blue breezes blew past my bare back, and the solemn serenity rang through the void, filling me with utmost unease. Something was amiss, and silence was my verdict. The truth was painfully obvious- I was alone. As I searched for enlightenment, the sun’s warm rays pierced my skin, creating variance by the dark, frigid shadows cast from tall buildings that towered above. The endless ringing in my ears were a warning; the constant whispers of the wind brushing past my ear, sending chills down my spine, and the imminence of dawn that seemed to come so soon, they were a sign. The stalls at the market place were abnormally serene. Boundless trees grew lavishly by the pavement side, their disparaging roots expanding, cracks ruling the vast tar road, their vindictive spans of menacing branches looming above, like grotesque darkness shrouding the mystery I had yet to solve. Paragon was desolated, with scorching, scattered scraps around the bare,

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