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Inland body of water Synonyms: basin, creek, inland sea, lagoon, lakelet, loch, mere, millpond, mouth, pond, pool, reservoir, sluice, spring, tarn; reservoir repository. A collection of liquid; basin, bath, lagoon, lake, mud puddle, natatorium, pond, puddle, splash. Accumulation. Gradient.
image source: Klaus Leidorf
We woke up to stomachfuls of wrecking balls, wet food, worn debris. One storm after another, scattering against our shingles and gathering gray hair on the ground. The city called it the creature’s rain, they collected it in their cellars and their stairwells, they carved their names into the cement it made.
quote from ‘Seasons of Creature' by Jonathan Tierney
Johannes Bojesen/National Geographic Photo Contest source
Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranean parking garage on October 29, 2012, in New York’s Financial District. SOURCE