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"The Datebooks of Angels" / Memorable Fancies #1364

[“I wrote my name in the datebooks of angels / And did not care if they were fallen.” – after Noelle Kocot]

In fact, the fallen angels are easier to get in touch with; they actually answer their phones once in a while. 16 more words


"Who Are You?" / Memorable Fancies #1350

[“How can it not know what it is?” – Blade Runner]

I’ve overheard them telling each other that I don’t know who I am. That I’m not “authentic.” 36 more words


"The Big Thing" / Memorable Fancies #1336

[“We live in the aftermath of the Event; everything – the Big Thing – has already happened.” – Slavoj Žižek]

There is an unspoken agreement among us: we will not speak of what happened, especially since there’s no way of undoing the Event, restoring our world, bringing back to life all those … all those we no longer speak of. 16 more words


"Port-a-Soul" / Memorable Fancies #1279

[“take your soul with you, / nobody wants it” – Brian Patten]

        So I took my soul with me. At first, I was glad to have it for company, strolling in the noonday sun or lying around at night, but soon it became a bore, tedious with admonitions, heavy with accusations. 23 more words


"Regret" / Memorable Fancies #1272

[“Power is afraid of itself, and fear corrodes each day.” – Roberto Calasso]

God is afraid of what He might do in a fit of anger at observing the repeated sins of His people, like cover the earth with water or consume it in flames. 94 more words


"The Final Heresy" / Memorable Fancies #1251

[“Rheterians – A sect of heretics. They approved of all the heresies before them and taught that they were all in the right.” – Encyclopædia Britannica, 1769] 73 more words


"I Made This" / Memorable Fancies #1243

[“I made this, I have forgotten / And remember.” – T.S. Eliot]

      Sometimes I think I made the world – my world, anyway, perhaps not yours as well – and other times I think that the world was here long before I came and I’ve done nothing but watch the billiard balls of cause and chance collide, carom to their destined pockets. 16 more words