“The Revelation to Mike” / Memorable Fancies #1668

Mike has had tinnitus as long as he can remember: a head-buzz like a carrier-wave, the sound a radio station makes after sign-off. But suddenly, the sound in Mike’s head stops. There is complete quiet, the first time Mike has ever felt it. He has a sensation like he’s suddenly been struck deaf. But then there are sounds again, this time coming from far above him. A kind of throat-clearing. Then there are words ... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“The Buzz” / Memorable Fancies #1343

There’s a noise in my head; it’s been there all my life, a buzzing sound, perhaps a carrier-wave like a radio station after the day’s sign-off. My head waits for a broadcast by some god who seems to have left the power-switch on and departed. Perhaps he’s trying to think of something he should tell us, like why he disappeared and left us godless. [* Author’s note: According to medical authorities, tinnitus does not always present as a ringing sound – some people hear other things, such as … [Read more...]