Thursday, December 22, 2005

Phantom memories

Dennis Persica, whose home was near the London Avenue Canal:

Occasionally, I'll find myself thinking I can look something up in a book I owned or listen to a particular song on a CD. Like an amputee who thinks he still has the limb he lost, I have phantom memories of things I used to own -- as if I could just walk up to a shelf or open a drawer and find them there.


At 12/23/2005 06:07:00 PM, Blogger Rob said...

Ugh. I drove through that area on Sept. 19. Heartbreaking.


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