• faceblind,  heart sight,  knowing,  Love,  mindsight,  Prosopagnosia,  Romance,  seeing

    Knowing You

    … How do I know you? I have my own way.I know you by height and width and shapeThat negative space outline your body fillsI know you by the way your hair goes to curls in the rain Misbehaving brown corkscrews shot with goldAnd by the lilt your tongue gives certain vowels when you’re arousedOr the rickety clack your tone takes when you’re annoyedI know you by the company you keepRagged men with ragged soulsI know you by the places you hauntJunkyards of lost causes that you find new uses forI can’t wax poetic about a blue-eyed devil or patrician nose or chiseled jawI can’t picture a faceBut I know you…

  • 55,  faceblind,  flash,  Flash 55,  Flash Fiction,  friday


    Drawing — Face by Nara Malone She lived in a faceless world,unable to discern the beautiful from the ugly, family from strangers, her own face in a photo. A scientific breakthrough rebooted her visual processor, revealing faces in intricate and unique planes, angles, shadows. Still she wondered, how is it that every face isn’t thought beautiful, a living artwork. This post is part of G-Man’s Fridy Flash 55. Stop by to see what others wrote.