“Hours and Seasons” / Memorable Fancies #2730

Each hour has its seasons: :05 is bright Spring, fresh with promise; :25 a time when the promise of that earlier time has become problematic; :43 is Autumn, a time of reassessment, a realization that :59 is approaching sooner than we had hoped, that time remains but the project must be hastened. At :55 we look back and try to understand what seemed to have value earlier in the hour, what was tried and failed, what still seems promising, at least if the hour after us would continue on with our … [Read more...]

“Return, Memory” / Memorable Fancies #2729

[“return, memory / moving again through the closed door, / white and effortless, hungry.” – Denise Levertov] Memory is hungry to be filled, to be more than memory, to be happening again, Happening now, now for the first time, Once again  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“The Baths” / Memorable Fancies #2726

[“Remember the baths where you were murdered”  George Seferis] Like Marat, and the killers made a clean getaway.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Suicide Motel” / Memorable Fancies #2725

[“The development of this project to be pursued without let up, together with that of the Suicide Motel.” – Jean Baudrillard] Early next morning in the Suicide Motel, we suppose we’ve been successful and have now arrived in heaven: white robes around us, brilliant light above. But then the sedative, and then the needle, and then the scalpel...  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Remembrance” / Memorable Fancies #2725

[“What do the dead close to the roots of trees remember?” - George Seferis] They remember nurturing the trees with their blood. – Let their autumn leaves be red again, bright with remembrance.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Rewiring the Past” / Memorable Fancies #2724

[“...the obsessional undoing of the past....” – Slavoj Žižek] Can your past be undone? No, you say, the past is fixed, permanent, eternal. To the ends of recorded time and beyond, what you did will hide there, ready to be revealed to your shame at any time, “no matter,” as Nietzsche said, “that you have since ‘reformed.’” But now, friends, a technique has been discovered, that, for only a modest and affordable monthly charge, can solve your problem. Not – change your past – not exactly, no, … [Read more...]

“Remember Dismember” / Memorable Fancies #2723

[“Memory doesn’t know how to use its scissors” – Yannis Stiggas] But now I have learned how to cut memories, or slice them in two, or trim them top and bottom, or just ... stab, stab with the scissors’ sharp points.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]