How to define beyond "like" is like this: Are when to into the is often, not their features, breaks of analogies.
Consider the poem describing stone.
The surprise of holding hands moved by human symbols.
"Persisted" persists. Observing. Eternal essential equivalent purely. We associate.
[prompt thanks to Renee Lauzon, a friend and fellow artist who suggested picking up a newspaper at the library and skimming every few words]
[Image: Paul Thurby]