No fragment of parchment, nor segment of print, not even a Polaroid snapshot or two. Our memories are all in the cloud. Our society One EMP away from ever existing at all.
I love you.I love you.Take me with you.I cannot.You say you love me.I do.How, then, can you leave me?I am not leaving you; I am continuing the journey.So, I can come.No.I’m angry.Why?I don’t know.*pause*I think…I think I’m jealous.Of what.Of you.Why.Because you have somewhere to go.So do you.Oh! Oh yeah!Right! Now you get it.Got it.Good.
I can write a book in two days.But it takes years to overcome self-doubt.
1920’s…prohibition…flappers/’rebellion’ 1930’s…depression/despair…WWII on horizon/cause to unite (A generation of hard, earnest, folks.) 1940’s…decade of WWII (a cause to unite)…(2nd generation of hard, earnest, folks.) … baby BOOM! 1950’s – suburbs/we have arrived 60’s – The Draft…hippies/’rebellion’ 1970’s…disco…WAR ON DRUGS/rock bottom 80’s – (WaR oN dRUgS) corporate culture/chase that cheese 90’s (war on drugs)-grunge music/’rebellion’ 2000…