new car. Maybe I’m depressed, or not enough in love anymore with my life, my spouse, my self. You’ll schedule beach vacations or more time at the gym, but no matter how many times you dunk yourself in oceans or flush the liquid content of your body through your pores, you can’t escape the suspicion that a cancer drifts through your anatomy, that it will soon metastasize to your personality, that it is only a matter of time before it breaches the cellular firewall encircling your soul.
Note: Forrest Ackerman was the editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland
Note: In the USA, this would be called a sweater.
past lives,
Note: "Past lives" is the idea that people can recall lives they have lived in other bodies prior to the current one. It was popularized with the Bridey Murphy case.