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The Magazine of Memory

Montaigne says that “there is no man who has less business talking about memory. For I recognize no trace of it in me, and I do not think there is another one in the world so monstrously deficient.” He has “some consolation,” though. 95 more words


The art of remembering

My biggest challenge of incorporating mindfulness into my everyday life, as I may have already mentioned, is remembering to do it. I could finish a task, such as brushing my teeth, and realise that I spent the entire time day dreaming. 125 more words


Video: Billy Collins reads three poems

Billy Collins reads three poems: January In Paris, Forgetfulness, and Ballistics.

Often called  “the most popular poet in America,” Billy Collins is famous for conversational, witty poems that welcome readers with humor but often slip into quirky observations on everyday life and poetry itself. 18 more words

Opinion Leaders

Try me effers

Dont eff me
Been so much in pain
For so long

Dont piss me
My bed is soiled enough

Go ahead and visit me
See who forgets who… 39 more words

What Do I Look Like?

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves.  Do what it says.  Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.

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Paper Piles

Are you buried in paper piles? Do you know what’s in the stacks?

Perhaps you like to see the stack of papers as a reminder of something to take care of? 510 more words


The Loss

A black hole full of memories:
Some friends who knew all your secrets
And two or three unimportant lovers
Swirling and swirling around

Down my heart; 53 more words

Poetry & Lyricism