“It’s only a job” / Memorable Fancies #2686

[“In the tombs, / I once asked the living dead, / why have you forsaken humankind? / He answered, “ ‘It’s only a job.’ ”  - Latif Asad Abdullah] So I’m running a zombie employment agency, here. Business is slow, but the zombies I represent are very patient. I tell each employer that his zombie has just been fed, and won’t need to eat again for a long time. So there’s no need to watch him. Right now. … [Read more...]

“The Last New” / Memorable Fancies #2685

[“Eventually, something so definitively new will emerge that there can never be anything newer.” – Boris Groys] “Our newest weapons system," the General read from his prepared testimony, “will finally end the...” >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“The Last Time – II” / Memorable Fancies #2684

[“…those words, ‘the last time,’...” – Louise Glück] There may be last times that last forever, that do not go away. Anyway, that’s what I wanted my last time – with her – to be. >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Your Thing” / Memorable Fancies #2683

[“If you’ll gimmy your thing to me I will gamey a sing to thee.” – Finnegan’s Wake] Fair trade – but what she gave me was all she had, while I had another song left – for a different ‘thee.’ … [Read more...]

“The last time…” / Memorable Fancies #2682

[“…those words, ‘the last time,’...” – Louise Glück] How do you know this time is the last time? Next time there may be another time you will call – ‘the last time.’ And again be wrong. >> click Random Post on our Word Press page  – re-astonish yourself << … [Read more...]

“Making Pictures” / Memorable Fancies #2681

[“when we couldn’t see / we made pictures” – Louise Glück] We pictured our memories, drew or painted them as best we could, feeling the boundaries of the canvas, selecting paints by the feel of their tubes, brushes by their strokes on our skin ... here in the dark... … [Read more...]

“The Like-ness Monster” / Memorable Fancies #2680

[“The world loves the flattery that all likeness intends.” – William H. Gass] There are many ways to be “like” – there are no two things of which you can say that they are completely unlike. At the lowest level, because both are things, they have at least that – thingness, that ‘like’-ness – in common. ‘What is it like to be like a bat?’ in the famous question – the answer is, ultimately, like being any thing – every thing. >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more … [Read more...]