the past haunt
me as a spirit,
I do not ask to forget.
~ Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans ~
English Poet (1793-1835)
| Remember me
in the family tree
My name, my days, my strife
Then I'll ride upon the wings of time
and live an endless life.
~ Linda Goetsch ~
I cannot help vanishing,
disappearing and dissolving.
It is my foremost trait.
~ Stephen Crane ~
American Author (1871-1900)
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
~ Simone Weil ~
|It seems now as if
it were all part of another lifetime. The years pile
up and fold into decades of what once burned bright in
memory recedes into the more remote pockets of
recollection. We treat the past as if it were a vault
in which events can be stored and preserved against
the incursions of time. Time stakes its claim. Memory
is an untrustworthy guide. It can be elusive and
tricky. The tale, cast anew each time, becomes
transformed in the telling. The facts of course, are
always the same; it is the way we see them and
feel about them that changes. ~ Stanley Cohen ~
Birth of a Nation
Between The States
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