- architecture; a vertical groove, especially in a Doric column or frieze.
- a symbolic figure that is usually engraved or incised.
- a symbol, such as a stylized figure or arrow on a public sign, that imparts information nonverbally.
Micah smiled tensely at the youth. Why didn’t he cover his skin? The constant stares, compliments, and sometimes insults his glyphs caused was tiring. The misconception that the symbols were nothing more than tattoos was infuriating.
They weren’t too smart and spent so much time staring at their devices. But they had their moments. Their compassion was breathtaking–something his own kind lacked–and their artistic expression was inspiring.
“Great tats. Where did you get them done?”
Micah chuckled. “You wouldn’t believe me if I told you.”