November 21, 2019
He keeps a photograph of her tucked in one of his books. He forgets the title now. Just as well, mayhap. He likes the surprise. Once a year he does a general purge that often leads to reminiscence. He cleans a room, right, then he unearths a used movie ticket. He recalls who he saw it with. Once he remembers, he looks for other mementos related to that person. The room is now in shambles, but his memories rearranged. Polished. On display. He lays down on the floor and regards the mess he made. I'll clean this up tomorrow. Maybe.