Tag Archives: synesthesia

Sensational Sunrise

  Already in this young calendar year, I have become irrationally upset at having missed a sunrise.  This dazzling world‘s irreproducible morning display. I voiced my sadness to a colleague later that day, telling her how extraordinary the color had … Continue reading

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The Best Seats in the House

At sunset the best seats in the house (metaphorically speaking) turned out to occupy a waterfront graveyard. This snippet of synesthesia—the musical sunset–brought to mind the story of death (lower case “d” intended; Saramago fans will understand) and the cellist. … Continue reading

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A Surprising Sea of Synesthesia

Old Uzbek had words for dozens of varieties of crying–including my personal favorite, a word for crying while making the sound hay, hay. I think English needs more words for “surprise”–perhaps for the variety of surprise that freezes one in … Continue reading

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