Psithurism: The Wind in the Trees

One of the best new words I’ve come across is Psithurism:

Psithurism: (n.) the sound of the wind through trees.

Even the sound of the word pronounced perfectly describes the way wind moves through the trees in a quick and fluid sound.

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It’s the rustling of leaves breaking the stillness of the forest.

It’s the easy breeze of grass blowing in the wind all across the Earth.

 

Wind currents around the world.

Wind currents around the world.

 

Go step out into the forest and hear it!

Photo: Unsplash, Nasa Goddard Space Flight

 

PrintBy Elizabeth Adan

Elizabeth Adan is a Freelance Writer, Publicist and Brand Ambassador. Her blog Aquaberry Bliss is a unique outdoor lifestyle blog dedicated to expanding your world and inspiring your creativity. When Elizabeth isn’t traveling, you’ll find her writing, hiking or gardening. Find Elizabeth on Twitter @stillaporcupine and on LinkedIn.

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