Tillie Lerner Olsen was an American writer associated with the political turmoil of the 1930s and the first generation of American feminists. source
The clock talked loud. I threw it away it scared me what it talked.
And when is there time to remember to sift to weigh to estimate to total?
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem or saying a prayer.