• an unbranched evergreen tree with a crown of long feathered or fan-shaped leaves, and typically having old leaf scars forming a regular pattern on the trunk.
• the inner surface of the hand between the wrist and fingers.
“To see the world in a grain of sand
And a heaven in a wildflower
To hold infinity in the palm of your hand
And eternity in an hour.”
adjective: wet with dew.
• (of a person’s skin) appearing soft and lustrous.
• youthful and fresh.
“I imagine the earth when I am no more:
Women’s dresses, dewy lilacs, a song in the valley.
Yet the books will be there on the shelves, well born,
Derived from people, but also from radiance, heights.
Czesław Miłosz from ‘And Yet the Books”
noun: a loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from the erosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches, riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts.
“If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water’s edge”” Napoleon Hill
• the invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen.
• this substance regarded as necessary for breathing.
• the free or unconfined space above the surface of the earth.
“Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.” Henrik Ibsen