Where do the memories go?

03 08 2011

I don’t like reminiscing.

I like moving on.

When I graduated from High School, there were a lot of memories there, but I never looked back.

Same thing with Uni days. It’s so rare for me to bring up a certain happy memory into a conversation.

Kamen with relationships. When they’re over, I lock the door and throw away the key.

When I know a close friend of mine is gonna travel, I start building this shield around me, and it’s done wonders.

I guess I always thought it hurts less when you don’t think of the past. When you don’t think of what has happened and who has happened.

But I donno.

Where do all the memories go? Can we really put everything in a box and keep it far far away?

The morning strawberry kisses while cuddling in bed. 2011.

The picnics we had as a family. 1997.

What I felt after watching the best movie of all time. Ever. 1998.

My first kiss. 2007.

Where do the memories go?

4 thoughts on “Where do the memories go?

  1. BiSexual August 3, 2011 / 10:02 pm

    Memories don’t go anywhere dear BB, it is always there in our minds but the problem is that we do not want to confess that they are still there 😦

  2. hishamad August 8, 2011 / 12:10 pm

    no matter how we move away memories, they always come back and haunt us.

  3. Janine Khawand August 10, 2011 / 2:56 pm

    I tend to do the same as you. I have a small box in my head where i store all the memories and keep them safely locked down. But guess what? The key to opening that little box is alcohol! So whenever i indulge in a little (Well… a lot!) of vodka or tequila, that’s when the memories burst out and run loose!! And that’s not a pretty picture!!! So my advise is to deal with emotions rather than suppress them… Cause they will find a way to get out! The sneaky bastards! 🙂

    • BeirutBoy August 11, 2011 / 1:59 pm

      haha! Thanks for the advice. I guess now i know what i’ll be doing this weekend. Bottoms up! 🙂

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