how — Weirdly Wired Us

How dependent I am,
on the familiar, the memorized,
to find my way
around places, around people.

How anxious I become
when I encounter the new,
my misconceptions, poverty of information,
demanding a fantastic patience
till the new becomes less so.

How I make memories and forget,
as the new becomes familiar,
as the familiar becomes new,
as I organize the blurs – old and new,
adapting them into stories,
which only I seem to recognize

— Read on Weirdly Wired Us

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