Mind Erasers

I have a lot of thoughts in my head; they reverberate and then land in the center of my cortex, never to fall out, never to fade. It is a crowded place in there, I never lose information once I have retained it, I know without a doubt I could go back to being a typographer and pick up right where I left off. I still remember it all. I remember things from when I was two years old; however I have a hard time remembering my name some days. Maybe because I wanted to change it when I was younger, Angie, how boring I used to think. I wanted something sophisticated, daring, foreign, different, so I decided I should become Angelique, not a far stretch I admit. It didn’t last long; my parents looked at me like I was from a different planet. Maybe I am, sometimes I say with great disdain “humans” and I mean it.
Maybe I was born on the wrong planet, maybe I was dropped off here by my real parents, like the original Escape to Witch Mountain, there is not a girl my age that did not want to be Kim Richards. I loved that movie, any movie that had to do with aliens or witchcraft; I think it was my escapism. I grew up living in a fantasy world, in movies, books and comics. Now those are called graphic novels, probably because the ones who read those are still my age and well, that sounds better than we still read comic books.
Do you remember that movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? Sometimes I wish that were me, that I could erase thoughts and memories from my mind. I do have a few specific ones in mind, if you could erase some memories what would they be?

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