“The Vanished Stars” / Memorable Fancies #2783

[“...the ceremony of the Horoscope by vanished stars.” – Henri Michaux] One by one, the stars disappear from our sight, more each night. Our ceremony, once so full of promise, is now perfunctory; brief and mumbled. One by one we leave this place, just as the stars are leaving us.  >> below: a play available from the publisher, stageplays.com << … [Read more...]

“The Vanished Stars” / Memorable Fancies #2783

[“...the ceremony of the Horoscope by vanished stars.” – Henri Michaux] One by one, the stars disappear from our sight, more each night. Our ceremony, once so full of promise, is now perfunctory; brief and mumbled. One by one we leave this place, just as the stars are leaving us.  >> below: a play available from the publisher, stageplays.com << … [Read more...]

“Who Changed the Past?” / Memorable Fancies #2780

[“Contrary to common belief, the past is far from un­changeable. The past only exists in our minds, and therefore it takes new shapes...” – Franco ‘Bifo’ Bernardi] What happened yesterday? Last month? This morning I did recall a few events. But after attending this afternoon’s required lecture, I now realize that much of what I remembered didn’t happen. I only thought it had, because I lacked the correct and approved opinion of the past that I have today, thanks to the teachers appointed by our … [Read more...]

“Secret Meeting” / Memorable Fancies #2779

[“Those who participated are not sure they ever took part in it.” – Kathy Acker] The meeting was so secret I didn’t even know I’d been there, because on the way out our minds were scraped clean. Well, that’s one theory. Other theories are even more – troubling.  >> See “books Terence Kuch” on Google or Amazon for more writing from a naturally curly mind. << … [Read more...]

“The Real” / Memorable Fancies #2778

[“It was unacceptable that what offered itself as reality should actually be so.” – Roberto Calasso] So this is reality! After all that build-up, all that hype, it’s OK but nothing special. Hardly worth the Maker’s bother. Perhaps He may try again ... but not with us.  >> See “books Terence Kuch” on Google or Amazon for more writing from a naturally curly mind. << … [Read more...]

“From the Wind” / Memorable Fancies #2777

[“nouns are sung / from the trees” – Sidney Wade] ... and verbs, from the wind.  >> "books Terence Kuch" on Google or Amazon will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind. << … [Read more...]

“… and game!” / Memorable Fancies #2776

I speak to the mirror, and the mirror talks back to me. We play this game every day, it and I, a kind of oral tennis match. At first it was liberating, not having to put up with a different person, only with myself serving, rallying, lobbing, volleying, word for word. But ... the mirror kept winning ....  >> See “books Terence Kuch” on Google or Amazon for more writing from a naturally curly mind. << … [Read more...]