“De-creating the World” / Memorable Fancies #1225

[“Modern reality is a reality of decreation.” –Wallace Stevens]

     Yesterday I abolished three-ring binders. That was my contribution to our shrinking world. Looking in this morning’s paper, I see that Belarus has abolished potato pancakes. Other nations and groups are rushing to hold de-creation events. But there will be something left for us yet: the absence of those simple things we’ve always taken for granted; memory; perhaps regret.

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Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: Everything Wants to Happen, the first thousand Memorable Fancies from this blog, revised and updated.

Happen cover pshopped

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