xeno n. the smallest measurable unit of human connection, typically exchanged between passing strangers—a flirtatious glance, a sympathetic nod, a shared laugh about some odd coincidence—moments that are fleeting and random but still contain powerful emotional nutrients that can alleviate the symptoms of feeling alone.
Palm of the Hand Stories are a joy to read and ponder upon. PotH is pretty fantastic to write too. It's like seeing a snapshot of a life- it's meaningful, it's momentary, however, deeply intricate to the ones that experience it. Just read Yasunari Kawabata after this post, would you?