memory runs out

Franco Amati
Scuzzbucket
Published in
1 min readMay 15, 2024

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Photo by Plato Terentev on Pexels

when my memory runs out
do I get to be a new person again?
twenty minutes a day
isn’t enough to make your masterpiece…
I felt alive again for four days —
walking the capital at night has
a fairly dreamlike quality to it
there’s a mid-spring haze
that casts a spirit of reverence
over our dead presidents,
the twilight steps to Abe’s
gargantuan feet,
the military statues in their
rain gear and fatigues
the monument is a well lit
beacon, even if only…

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Franco Amati
Scuzzbucket

Speculative fiction writer from New York. Editor of Scuzzbucket. For published work visit francoamatiwrites.com or buy me a coffee at ko-fi.com/francoamati