Ordinary language is all right.
One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.
'As a result of seeing one another, one cannot do without seeing more of one another.'
'… each comma is like a dormant bud on the stalk of the sentence, that can suddenly blossom forth with new life.'
Beans crowding the broth in the bowl.