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Memory Vague is the sound of the future lamenting its past.
Possibilities thwarted, opportunities squandered, potential wasted, connections missed.
Or…Memory Vague is the sound of the past mourning its future. A last look at all those things that never are meant to be.
Memory Vague bypasses the present altogether, constructing its identity with ghosts and fragments from glimpses of another age. It hints that it may launch into an unexpected celebration at any time, but reconsiders its position and, instead, mulls over its former glories and failures...
Anthony Galli currently lives in Athens, Georgia. He shares a birthday with his black cat, Magic, and they both claim Wings of Desire as their favorite film. Anthony has published two books of poetry, Amnesia for Insomniacs and Invisible Idiot.
Most of the time, in interviews and essays written about him to this day, you’ll see a recurring descriptor: The most talented person you’ve never heard of. Even if you have, it’s hard to pin McKuen down; in this collection, he switches from some kind of poor man’s Serge Gainsbourg to a performance partner of Johnny Cash to a full-on church leader.
On his television show, Cash gave his friend a number of labels, which can make for a McKuen crash course:
Poet: Although “not often the subject of academic inquiry,” according to the Poetry Foundation, McKuen has published more than two dozen collections of poetry. His reading of 1968’s Lonesome Cities won him that year’s Grammy for Best Spoken Word Recording. And he was the best-selling poet of 1968, surpassing most of that year’s fiction. No big deal...
Susan Cohen decided to leave her career in journalism to go back to school — for journalism. She's still not sure if she made a mistake. Visit susanjcohen.com to learn more about her.
Taking a turn that sounds more like a plot to one of her films, Nora dropped out of highschool at fifteen and shacked up with her mother’s now ex-boyfriend. Assuming false identity, Nora and her ‘stepfather’ began approaching nude modeling agencies, landing a gig with...