A sunny day, A simple breakfast. It's there-- the memory smiling at me from the charred toast. I stop the car, raise my eyes. It's there-- the memory appearing, hanging on to me, like my handbag. I walk past the familiar hedges of careless landscaping. It's there-- the memory recurring, like someone repeating a tired … Continue reading Haiku: Memory
This awkward picture is an oil painting of me when I was about 11 years old. Every painting has a story behind it, and here it is. I remember this today only because that's the first time I felt a strong sympathy towards a man--the artist painting this--who totally despised me and detested his job … Continue reading Mini Story: An Awkward Picture
What does the word "russet" mean? Also words like "orb", "presage", "quaff", "brogue", "dirigible", "druid", "patisserie"? I have no idea. Some of them I've already looked up at least several times, but still I forget what the meaning. It must be my disappointing memory, but that's another story for another day. It sounds rather exhausting … Continue reading What Does It Mean?