Emergence 3.0 – Section One, Jim and Kathy; Part Five, Endings; Chapter Seven, Memory

Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 042, Sunday February 11th, 2018 Chapter Seven: Memory There was not a moment of her life that Kathy could not recall, she remembered everything. She remembered the birth canal, the darkness of the womb, her mother’s breast. She remembered her first birthday, her first […]

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Progress, Time and Place

Memory, what is it? We have located the physical structure of memories in the proteins that form the engrams, that make-up the spindle fibers in the brain. The tiniest sequences of amino acids form the web of neurons that house our consciousness. But what is memory? Are our memories only of the past, or are […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Four, Kathy; Part Twenty-two, Childhood, Collected Chapters

  Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 162, June 11th, 2017   Chapter One: Memory   From the moment she was born Kathy lived in two worlds: one, her senses; two, the larger world of memory.   Her memory spoke to her in word and vision, contextualizing everything she encountered, […]

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War and Delusion

Nature is red in tooth and claw, or so Saint Augustine said See beneath the placid waters of the calming lake, where it is eat or be eaten There is always a bigger a fish   Peer beyond the gold and purple of the meadow, flowering The snake and the fox are on the hunt, […]

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Attached to a Phone Cord

It was an image out of time A man walking with telephone in hand The long handset at his right ear The bulky base hanging from his fingers At his waist, the curling cord Like a bandolier across his chest A long cable trailing along the floor A slender, flat worm, fixed to the wall […]

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