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Just as a ball of dough

set in an oven

waits

 

so do the tears

in the corners of your

eyes   

 

both will soon grow until

they no longer look

the same 

 

 

Nas"cent (?), a. [L. nascens, -entis, p.pr. nasci to be born. See Nation, and cf. Naissant.]

1.

Commencing, or in process of development; beginning to exist or to grow; coming into being; as, a nascent germ.

Nascent passions and anxieties. Berkley.

2. Chem.

Evolving; being evolved or produced.

Nascent state Chem., the supposed instantaneous or momentary state of an uncombined atom or radical just separated from one compound acid, and not yet united with another, -- a hypothetical condition implying peculiarly active chemical properties; as, hydrogen in the nascent state is a strong reducer.

 

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