I Love the Sound of Crickets

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 181 People

    First There Is the Sound of the Rain...

    ...hard at first. I snuggle closer to him under the tree, just enjoying the chill and the rain. Then the rain slows and stops. Now the sounds of raindrops joining together and finding their way off the surrounding leaves in slow drips is the only thing disturbing the silence...
    brandiSE brandiSE
    18-21, F
    Aug 2, 2008

    Except When They Get Inside My Home

    I used to have an apartment that was basement level and the building was kind of old and so were my apartment managers. They were a nice, friendly couple and most stuff got fixed but there were open spaces that almost anything could get inside. I had rats and bugs although the...
    Purehope Purehope
    41-45, F
    Apr 3, 2011

    One Sound I Really Enjoy.

    I can't hear them in the city. The city is just too noisy. One of the reasons I like and prefer the country so much. The peace and quiet is inviting and to be able to hear the creatures of the night are astounding to me. I have to rely on my hearing aids in order to hear a lot of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 3, 2012

    Majorca 1977

    i was 11 years old the first time i heard the sound of crickets. I had heard them in movies before but for some reason i thought it  was just background sound. I didnt think it was real. So when i went to majorca and heard that noise i kept questioning my mum whats that...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    Jun 14, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 3

    It Seems Like Years ......

    Since I have noticed the sounds of these little guys !   But this past week, I hear them loud and clear. It's been music to my ears !    Outside the bathroom window, where all the sounds of the rest of the house are not really heard.   ...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Aug 23, 2009

    Cricket World Cup 2015 !

    !! I want to know if anyone over here is a cricket fan and eagerly waiting for the world cup . it would be fun talking with you all :) we can surely be friends .
    viraj13 viraj13
    22-25, M
    Jan 23, 2015

    I love the sound of crickets.

    It's just so relaxing and soothing to me. I'm currently outside, and the cricket noises are just so peaceful... I went upstate about two summers ago to my boyfriends vacation house , and it's in the mountains, and I remember listening to those noises every night.. Just...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    Apr 11, 2015

    My Buddy

    my buddy is a cricket that haves been in my house for idk 3 days now, i love the little guy:) to bad he scars the **** out of me all the time. jumping on the computer screen, on the TV screen, chirping right beside me in the mid of the night, o when that mo fo jumps on your bear...
    MomaLibra MomaLibra
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Sep 8, 2008

    Siren Song

    When I was a kid we didn't get to run the a/c even though the house had it, it was a matter of economics.  We slept with the windows open, hoping for a cross breeze, as we sweltered in the heat.  The crickets were the siren song.  It would be listening to them that...
    prairiezephyr prairiezephyr
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jan 29, 2009

    Except when they are inside,

    because it can become insanely loud!! But it is a soothing sound on a balmy summer night.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    On A Warm Summer Evening, With A Rising Mist And A Settling Dew...

    ...the stillness and yet the occasional glimpse of the stars; a glimmer of something on the horizon. The vague breeze across my face, twirling around; what once stroked the hair I once felt against my sweat. And still they chirp; left, right, above and behind, in stereo, in...
    bordendazed bordendazed
    46-50
    1 Response Jun 3, 2011

    Spring Night

    Here we are on a spring night, out camping, snug in our tent. It’s been raining, but now it’s easing, and gradually stops. The only sound breaking the silence is the raindrops joining together, and finding their way off the surrounding leaves in slow drips. The occasional...
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8
    46-50, M
    Jul 7, 2011

    So Harmonic to Hear !!

                  Crickets are very neat for you can predict the temperature for the next day. Count the chirps in 15 seconds and add 40. It is accurate to a degree..+/-
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

    One of My Favourite Sounds ...

    I live in chilly northwest Europe and crickets are not native to this part of the world. Whenever I visit a warmer climate, the sound of crickets is something I welcome because it speaks to me of daytime heat and warm evenings.  As you head south, on a car journey through...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2009
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