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Contact high-five

An innocuous touch by someone just doing their job—a barber, yoga instructor or friendly waitress—that you enjoy more…
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La cuna

A twinge of sadness that there’s no frontier left, that as the last explorer trudged with his armies…
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Scabulous

Proud of a scar on your body, which is an autograph signed to you by a world grateful…
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Monachopsis

The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place, as maladapted to your surroundings as a seal…
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Fata Organa

A flash of real emotion glimpsed in someone sitting across the room, idly locked in the middle of…
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Lachesism

For a million years, we’ve watched the sky and huddled in fear. But somehow you still find yourself…
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Socha

It’s the kind of basic human vulnerability that we’d all find familiar, but is still somehow surprising when…