Language is a strand.
Perhaps you read that as meaning a thread, a string, a part of a cord, perhaps a line of pearls. It could be that. 674 more words
What is a droplet? A little thing you’ve let drop.
Well, no, that’s not precisely it. Drops were first of all things that had been dropped, yes, or things that were about to drop, but dewdrops are more on the order of condensation and may evaporate – or be absorbed – before they drop. 298 more words
We all have our piers, and we would be stranded – and none the happier – were they to disappier. We say no person is an island, but in one sense we all are, or at least it shore feels like it: there are always fluid expanses between us and others – sometimes gulfs, sometimes straits (at times dire ones). 305 more words