A little poem about audible silver linings and the little things you forget about.
A good poem is laparoscopic surgery for the mind: it only requires a tiny point of entry, but once it gets under your skin it can transform you.
Full disclosure: I don’t get it. The thrill of the chase, the rush of adrenaline, the excitement of action. My temperament has always been better suited to a vita contemplativa than to a life of Sturm und Drang. I would rather lead an uneventful life than an unconsidered one. Still, …
A collection of things that nobody actually ever said? Well, in effect, yes — that’s precisely what the Dictionary of Imaginary Quotations is.