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  • n. The sounds through which whales communicate.


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whale +‎ song


  • You are steeping in sounds that have been changed by their passage through the amniotic fluid into a kind of whalesong.

    Kim Rosen: Naked Words: Our First Language Is Poetry

  • The pylons†™ groaning whalesong reverberated through the trailer.

    365 tomorrows » 2007 » April : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • We treat whalesong as a rune, to be decoded for we ask: but what are the whales saying to one another?


  • But we should think rather of whalesong as a tide, a flow, not A-to-B but A and A in a circularity that communicates by communing.


  • It was really stunningly beautiful, and I can see how snorkeling could easily be a profoundly spiritual experience: just you, the water, the wildlife, and the gentle sounds of whalesong and your own breathing.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I can almost hear there plaintive whalesong. can't you? old starlight - new starbright

    wendchymes Diary Entry

  • I think the whales have somehow managed to pitch their whalesong at just the right frequency to interfere with broadcasted 'net signals and rewrite spam headers.

    jaxraven Diary Entry

  • Down in the depths of the unconscious, their minds call to one another like the singing of whalesong: recordable, but incomprehensible to human listeners.

    insomnia, 6 (where it starts to get good)

  • Alec stuffed the jotbuke into his pocket and when the door opened he was sitting on the floor, apparently deep in meditation, as whalesong groaned and squealed in the overpoweringly eucalyptus-scented air.

    The Life of the World to Come

  • A whale of a time is, like whalesong, high-pitched, only tuneful if it's what you want to listen to, and it travels great distances.

    Sleepless in a flea-pit


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