Memories: Trying to put them down

Alfa on memories – lovely

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An open letter to all MEMORY HOARDERS

We carry the burden of yesterday.

We do. Or at least some of us do.

How many times have you thought about emptying your heart and soul… and putting them down?

Our memories are in our eyes and weigh heavy with every fragmented step. They’re in our arms that endlessly reach,  trying to grasp tomorrow.

We drop pieces of the past, and fill the crevices with momentary pleasure… Trying to replace what we’ve lost.

Memories – encasing you like your favorite jacket on a late December day. Keeping you warm and fuzzy and protecting you from the cold.

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It’s a struggle… a pendulum swinging back and forth. We cling to the rock-hard surface, the sustainable dependability of our memories – gaining momentum, and for brief moments we feel enlightened and indestructible.

They are our superpower. Hidden, yet seen. Absent, yet felt. They…

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