with-out-sound is a poetic-visual text that was written during encounters with three minerals: Almandine, Galena, and Chalcopyrite in the Mineralogy Collections at The Natural History Museum in London. This poem forms part of Speculative Subjectivities a larger collection of work that attends to the perceived ‘silence’ or gap in forms of language and representation that occur within human-non-human relations. The text is below and was published by SomethingOther as part of the Fifth Chapter series, On Silences & Noise in 2018.