Memory Observations

Occupying my condo months before they transitioned, I tried to keep memorable portions of their being and threw away the remnants. Objects don’t have value while memories linger. Tops, moisturizer, and opera records that they owned don’t revitalize their image. I have no sense of smell and can’t breathe life back to articles they possessed. Throwing out the pain they incurred is a blessing. Incorporating their ache free past helps reimagine their aura. Their essence and spirit swallow my memories. Discarding the props that gripped them doesn’t diminish their value. The perception of their ghost hovers over the rooms they occupied. Throwing away tears engulfs depression. I awaken to departed substances. Articles fly away. Don’t fling off recollections. Memories grind the skull.

(1) Barbra Streisand – Memory (Official Music Video) – YouTube

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s