TIME AND MEMORY: A Pair to Remember

| June 1, 2016

I’ve often thought about time as a concept and how it relates to memory. Marcel Proust, the French novelist, critic and essayist called memory “the great preserver.” He called time, on the other hand, “the great destroyer.” One preserves, the other destroys. Some pair, huh? According to Proust, time, the more powerful can override and change memory. As […]

The Chemo Room

| December 14, 2009

The smell of disinfectant, the swoosh of rubber soles, The whispered orders heard by all, Pierce through the harried soul. A chemo needle buries deep and bruises fragile skin. The color pales, the cold creeps in And sleep’s the hope today. Or maybe,              Just to run away. Her eyes blink open at the sounds but […]