Nuance

David Schneider (a guy quoted in one of the many academic articles I have been reading for my thesis) : "Simply knowing that a word can have many meanings, and simply knowing which are the many meanings a word can have, are not enough. What is necessary to know is which meanings apply when, and [...]

Pressed Flowers

I sent her four pressed flowers. Three cherry blossoms and a daffodil, from the park where I watch the sun make its descent in the sky each evening. Spring hasn't graced her ecosystem yet, she is further north than I am. I worry that sending her this token of spring may have come too soon. [...]