“The War from Poolside” / Memorable Fancies #1819

[“like a war viewed from poolside” – Michael Palmer] We sat by the pool, calmly watching the far-away war on a small TV propped up on a chair. Reporters were breathlessly brave but ducked when a shell hit near them, when the news image shook. And then we heard the sirens of dread, our own news. Our TV shook, fell off its chair hissing dead into the water And all the images drowned. >  [Click Random Post above – re-astonish yourself] … [Read more...]

“Zombie-World” / Memorable Fancies #1630

In a world of zombies, some, being bitten, turn into – people. Zombies flee from them, hide, form small desperate groups featured in TV series, movies. [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished]   … [Read more...]

“Watching” / Memorable Fancies #1236

[“in hell, / where there is nothing to do / but see–” – Louise Glück] In hell, to be the eternal spectator of others, yourself silent, motionless, unchanged. Like sitting in front of a TV forever – without a clicker. <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“Show Me” / Memorable Fancies #537

      Show Me is the name of the app – meaning both SHOW me, and show ME. Jack in, and your subconscious is fed into a story-plotting program. The typical incoherent buzz in your brain then becomes a great movie or TV pilot starring you. Then it's automatically posted to your Facebook page.       . . . . . .     “ – That was the hype, y’know, anyway, and I bought it. I mean I bought the idea and I bought the app too. But my own show-me was all about spying, lurking in the most filthy and … [Read more...]