sonder (n.) the realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is "a compendium of invented words" written by graphic designer and editor John Koenig.
Firefly season comes around in Japan at the beginning of the rainy season. This firefly is a species called Luciola parvula, and it blinks repeatedly. The number of these fireflies living in Japan decreases every year. Photographed in Ōzu, Ehime, Japan.