"If I now click pebbles together to make the stones chat, is that the same as the time that Susie did it?"

...giving voice 
to the other, 
to another, 
outside the human, 
beyond the human language...

They can gather themselves into what we think of as stories and selves. But they can also remain, or become again, dispersed, floating, recombining -- regardless of what whole or what relay of rushing signs they might find themselves in for a while. (Stewart, 2007: 6)
Mark Leahy 2016