Silent school 7 Nov 2019 | by Jonathan Wooding 'Silent school' by Jonathan Wooding 'Wordless, nevertheless, I turn my mind / to the plain vase gifted with peonies' | Photo: Alex Seinet / Unsplash. Three high windows deliver the movement of summer trees and light on a central table, water jug, vase, flowers, books. You need to login to read subscriber-only content and/or comment on articles. Username Password Forgot your password? Subscribe to The Friend today!