Ann, >Billy Collins 's poem, Forgetfulness Oh my! Loved it... Thank you.
By the way, you are thousands of miles away from forgetfulness as far I can see. Bulent --------------------------------------------------------------------- http://patoloji.gen.tr http://celasun.wordpress.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/bc_the_path/ http://photo.net/photodb/user?user_id=2226822 http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/artists/bulentcelasun 2018-01-13 8:18 GMT+03:00 ann sanfedele <ann...@nyc.rr.com>: > Before my day?? Flattery will get you nowhere, Stan :-) Be kind to your > elders... > (In case you really didn't know.. I'm 81.) > > I knew about it back in the day... I've got the it on vinyl somewhere and I > saw the movie more than once.. > But suddenly that line John quoted was no longer in my memory bank.. > I did say "Obie" sounded familiar. Then it morphed in to officer Krumpky > from West Side Story and I couldn't > retrieve it. > > Billy Collins 's poem, Forgetfulness, tells the situation well.. > here a a few lines.. you can find him reading it on line and the entire > work... one of my very favorites. > > "The name of the author is the first to go > followed obediently by the title, the plot, > the heartbreaking conclusion, the entire novel > which suddenly becomes one you have never read, > never even heard of, > > as if, one by one, the memories you used to harbor > decided to retire to the southern hemisphere of the brain, > to a little fishing village where there are no phones. > ....." > > ann > > > On 1/12/2018 11:23 PM, Stanley Halpin wrote: >> >> >>> On Jan 12, 2018, at 4:44 PM, Mark Roberts <postmas...@robertstech.com> >>> wrote: >>> >>> On Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:17:01 +0000, you wrote: >>> >>>> On 12/1/18, John, discombobulated, unleashed: >>>> >>>>> I said, "Yes, sir, Officer Obie, I cannot tell a lie, I put that >>>>> envelope under that garbage." >>>> >>>> Straight over my head bro. Gimme a clue here >>> >>> Arlo Guthrie. Alice's Restaurant. >>> >> This past Thanksgiving was the 50th anniversary of the incident that >> formed the basis of that ballad. Before your day Ann…. >> >> stan >> >> > > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.