Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Memory and Identities

Jackie Kay’s blog on the theme of ‘identity’ for the Poetry Society is still going and is still interesting.

From yesterday:

A large part of who we are seems to be who we remember we are, but then because that is constantly shifting and changing with some memories raging into sharp focus and others pleasantly blurring out, our idea of ourselves is constantly fluid. Memory fascinates us, our own memories of our past selves. Yesterday's selves and the day before and the one before that…

2 comments:

apprentice said...

Thanks for mentionong this before, I've really enjoyed following it and I've shared the link with friends

Rob Mackenzie said...

She is a really good blogger. She deals with the intricate complexities of identity and manages to express her thoughts with enviable clarity.