Words seem to be the autumn/winter theme.
They are failing to make meaning in some instances or falling short in others. Their translation from a language to another causes the loss in meaning or the intention is lost in the incomplete use of words.
Elsewhere, their sheer utterance in a weave – so that a set thought gets translated through words for us to understand.
Boyzone said it best I guess, the ultimate resignation to reality and nature of words:
it’s only words
and words are all I have
But then they are good friends too, these words, because they work better than silence. The meaning of silence is relatively more relative than words. And till such time ESP becomes common, we have to try and understand our friends better – know that they can only help only as much as we will allow them – like most good friends.
But these words, I tell you, sometimes…