immemorial (adj): originating in the distant past; very old.
visceral (adj): relating to deep inward feelings rather than to the intellect.
albatross (n): a very large oceanic bird related to the shearwaters, with long narrow wings.
encroach (v): advance gradually beyond usual or acceptable limits.
drift (n): a continuous slow movement from one place to another.
presence (n): the state or fact of existing, occurring, or being present in a place or thing.
vast (adj): of very great extent or quantity; immense.
soliloquy (n): an act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.
lagoon (n): a stretch of salt water separated from the sea by a low sandbank or coral reef.
mirrored (adj): having a surface like a mirror; reflective.
phoenix (n): a unique bird that lived for five or six centuries in the Arabian desert, after this time burning itself on a funeral pyre and rising from the ashes with renewed youth to live through another cycle.
inspiration (n): the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.
saturation (n): the state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added.
luminous (adj): full of or shedding light; bright or shining, especially in the dark.
phosphorescence (n): light emitted after exposure to radiation, or produced by something that doesn’t produce flame or heat.
negligible (adj): so small or unimportant as to be not worth considering; insignificant.
arboreal (adj): relating to trees.
incandescent (adj): emitting light as a result of being heated.