“The Double” / Memorable Fancies #741

[It isn’t the other who is my double, but I who am the other’s double.” – Clément Rosset] You keep your double safely hidden in a sturdy closet behind a strong lock. Sometimes you unlock the door and look at him, lecture him on how he has failed you, ask if he has now repented. Today, as always, he struggles to be free. Which one is you? <END> THE FRIDAY PITCH If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here, in Facebook, or on other social … [Read more...]

“The Sames – I” / A Memorable Fancy #088

Someone is my impostor. That must be it. My associates praised me for a speech I never gave. I was seen at a club I never joined. I arranged with my physician for an MRI, without telling him why other than some made-up symptoms of failing memory. But the results were negative (“Not that we can detect all memory issues with an MRI, but ...”). But the trouble wasn’t memory; I was sure of it. My diary said I was in Atlanta when the press reported my Boston speech. That should have been easy to … [Read more...]