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Writing as a Mnemonic Device

How rituals pry open the memories you should write

Photo by Dustin Lee on Unsplash

I started keeping a journal in ninth grade, some fifty years ago. My English teacher had us start each class period with five minutes of “non-stops,” continuous writing with only this rule: your pen can never leave the paper and you must keep writing even if what you write seems like nonsense.

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in One Table One World, The Riff, InTune, FanFare, SongStories, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Pop Off.