“The Past” / Memorable Fancies #675

[“…at the age of the loss of reason…” — Finnegan’s Wake]

He is very old, a new record for this country. A reporter asks if he remembers the past, and how far back he can go. The old man considers. “Yes,” he says slowly. “The past.” He pauses. His breath is labored. “Yes, the past. I used to remember the past, but that was a long time ago,” he says.

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