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  • avenoir - n. the desire that memory could flow backward

    We take it for granted that life moves forward. But you move as a rower moves, facing backwards: you can see where you’ve been, but not where you’re going. And your boat is steered by a younger version of you. It’s hard not to wonder what life would be like facing the other way…

    Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

    November 14, 2017