everything turning into cats, neighborhood and weeks replaced by a cat. 

this word 'somehow', I think I learned from Clark Ashton Smith, or Lovecraft, or from my imaginary friend of theirs they told me about. Imagine a writer has a word special to them, their best work centering around it, that communicates them best always uses it. If I do with 'somehow' it shows what I need.

A truck passes by the slightest whiff of it's music passing through the rolled up windows-- actually less than slightest, so the whiff is no longer of music but sub-music. There are surely senses like that, too, used rarely enough to be not known as senses-- used only once maybe. And arts like that, too: perhaps all of them!