What experience deserves a name?
The renowned spoken word poet Sarah Kay asks in her poetry book No Matter the Wreckage:
“Is there a word for the moment you win tug-of-war? When the weight gives, and all that extra rope comes hurtling towards you, how even though you've won, you still end up with muddy knees and burns on your hands? Is there a word for that? I wish there was.”
Dear poets, what do YOU wish there were a name for? What experience is powerful, memorable, or all-consuming, but takes place in our lives without being named in the English dictionary? Describe that experience for us with all the specific imagery, action, and feeling that Sarah Kay uses, convincing your reader that this, too, deserves a name.