Sonder: n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.
I discovered this word a few minutes ago and i knew immediately that it had to be on an article of clothing. I think about strangers all the time - even ones in the sky above me (where are they going? Are they going to see loved ones? Are they happy? Sad?)... i wonder about the people at walmart and what kind of lives they live. I wonder about people that i will probably never know. i pray for a lot of people that i will most likely never encounter again...
Sonder is my new favorite word.
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This design is pressed on one of the softest sweatshirts you’ll own. It’s called a “sponge” sweatshirt for a reason. They are oversized, medium feel (not too thick, not too thin) and feel so good to the touch. I have one in every color they come in. My absolute fave!!!