Tag Archives: memory

“I wish I had spent more time with you.”

I just wrote this on my friend's wall: "I wish I had spent more time with you." My friend from high school Carolina passed away on Saturday.  I wrote this poem "Star Bright" about remembering her memory, but it was also about not remembering. But in truth Offline We rarely crossed paths And I do not remember The last time I saw you Face-to-face I don't remember the last time I saw her.  Even if someone told me what/when it was, I don't think I could really confirm that it was the last Read more [...]

A Sonic Moment of Nostalgia

I listen to classical music and read all the time – but there are moments when I start into this routine that my brain dips itself into the past.   And then to this soundtrack of swelling crescendo violins and pounding timpani, I remember for a moment lighter reading loads and hot summer days in the San Gabriel Valley. A testament to my love of story and the valuable treasure of the local library, I would spend weekends pouring over books as classical music played on the radio.  In these Read more [...]