“Him, or ‘Him’ ?” / Memorable Fancies #1046

[“She was fond not of him but of the abstract notion that, to her, meant ‘him.’” - Donald Barthelme]        It took her several years to realize that “Herbert” was not the same as Herbert, and that “Herbert” had appeared only in her dreams, and then only to help wash the dinner dishes and not bother her for sex too often. <END> THE PITCH If you liked this post, please FOLLOW or tell your friends and share a comment here or on other social websites. For an author profile, … [Read more...]

“Equanimity” / Memorable Fancies #1035

[“...we lived lives stuffed with equanimity. There was equanimity for all.” – Donald Barthelme]      There used to be equanimity for the elite only, and other kinds of animity for people like us. But now we are all equ. I’m not entirely pleased with this development. <END> THE PITCH If you liked this post, please FOLLOW or tell your friends and share a comment here or on other social websites. For an author profile, list of publications, other information, and a contact … [Read more...]