“My Label” / Memorable Fancies #1573

[“Love my label like myself.” – Finnegan’s Wake] – because my label is me; it’s my own self. I struggle to create my own label, not let others pin a different one on me, a label I dare not recognize as my own. [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

The Crashbrain / Memorable Fancies #1496

[“A narrative construction of one’s identity would have a profoundly illusory and even neurotic character to it.” ­– Vincent Descombes] So what if I programmed it, made it all up, all my unlikely adventures, all my dramatic defeats? It’s my mind and I’ll crash it if I want to!       <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: Pictures of the Invisible, a fiction sampler. … [Read more...]

“Asylum – I: ‘If there’s no song …'” / A Memorable Fancy #276

[Diane McMurphy is a patient in Bad Shepherd mental hospital, “The Asylum.”] On Sunday mornings we have Group, each one led by an intern on rotation from another psych ward. Most of these interns are very earnest and boring and I can get away with saying only stupid things, not giving away anything personal. But about once a month we get “Jon,” – that’s what he likes to be called, not “Dr. McConnell.” I like Jon, even though he sees right through me and out the other side. If anyone were … [Read more...]