The Word: Ephemeral

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Ephemeral. adjective
ephem-er-al
  1. Lasting a very short time
  2. Lasting one day only
Synonyms: brief, evanescent, flash, fleeting, fugitive, impermanent, momentary, passing, short-lived, temporary, transient, transitory
~~ Merriam-Webster

An icecream on a hot summer day. A mayfly. A dragonfly. A butterfly. A surprise thunderstorm. Morning glory and cherry blossoms. The moment two gazes catch across a room. A panic attack. Hailstones. The rum balls your colleague made and bought to work. The attention span of a child. The sleep cycle of new parents. The perfect temperature of your cup of tea. Steam on the window. Sunrise and sunset. A match. Patterns in the clouds. Life.

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