“The Road Less …” / Memorable Fancies #1709

[“At the unrecognized turn we are still at a loss to say where or why.” – J.H. Prynne] Why do we always notice the road less traveled only after we’ve zoomed past the intersection?   … [Read more...]

“Watching Me Jump” / Memorable Fancies #1655

[“suicides should carry a card at least exonerating / the eventual bystanders” – J.H. Prynne] To whom it may concern: This is to pardon the onlookers here, even those who are yelling “Jump! Jump!” at me, and those who are making faces, and the ones taking selfies with me in the background as I stand on the parapet, and even those who are standing behind me even now, impatiently pushing... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“The Skeleton of the Possible” / Memorable Fancies #1610

[“The skeleton of the possible / in a heap and covered with / stones...” – J.H. Prynne] I remember the possible, how bright it seemed, how – probable, even, with enough time and effort. But the possible had its chance, dimmed, didn’t happen. There it was, abandoned and forgotten. Just bones. [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Hope” / Memorable Fancies #1542

[“...the deep / blunting damage of hope.” – J.H. Prynne] Hope is what we have when we’ve given up but won’t admit it. … [Read more...]