Tagged: brain

we build up new layers

we build up new layers
of memories to insulate
the old, not replace
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night,
unexpectedly,
the brain becomes a
live wire,
looking to make
a connection
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, enough brain cells have
mutinied, kept me

awake for as long as they
needed to get this message out
.
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here is the offhand

here is the offhand
remark that
connects all the
other remarks –
the brain fashions
a net, tight
enough to make
categorical sense of
the situation,
loose enough to let
things go or
accidentally strangle
.
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there are levels

there are levels
to these patterns
the human brain
sears onto a go-to
memory card
the image of
young urban
thing standing
in front of
establishment
with
the word trouble
i am asking you to
flip through several
cards down for
the one that is
grayer, with patterns
more painful
to access,
those invisible
interlocking systems
.
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step by step, we will

step by step, we will
remember to
forget and
forget to
remember –
equally nourishing
and crippling,
a self-preserving
sabotage
.
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we all crack sooner