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In “A Boy and His Soul,” Domingo shares funny and poignant memories, vividly transporting his audience to nightclubs, Amtrak trains, and a crowded family house filled with loud music.
It’s a land of rich biodiversity, vibrant communities, and poignant beauty.
Lackluster voice acting in these instances is a major distraction, keeping these interactions from feeling poignant.
Those years were dismissed as a “millennium gap … a poignant lost opportunity for the human species” by the astronomer Carl Sagan.
In that poignant moment of self-revelation Tom's cumbersome machinery of intuition did not fail him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The most poignant test, however, came when port was reached and the scented land-wind met his nostrils with the—Spring.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Octavie felt as if she had passed into a stage of existence which was like a dream, more poignant and real than life.
This immediate, poignant grief stung them bitterly and prevented for the moment any thought of what the future might hold.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
The edge of her wit had become poignant, her speech rendered logical and allusive.
At the words the flaming exhilaration of the man's face vanished and his eyes took on a poignant, distant look.

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