Here explores the idea that we are products of our experiences, and that these fragments form the way we think about and define concepts of universal concern, such as memory, childhood, and death, among many others.
Because no experience or stream of thought exists in isolation from all others that comprise an individual consciousness, each idea acts upon and is acted upon myriad others at any point in time.
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Where does growing up listening to Pink Floyd in the car with your father resonate in adulthood? How does a letterpress class freshman year of college found the coping mechanisms adopted later in life?
Yielding to the organic investigation of memories reveals that motifs are constantly present in our lives, the sensitivity to which, in the words of Milan Kundera, grants the human experience a dimension of beauty.
Here refers to a quote from Ron Silliman's "Albany" that is plotted on the map: "Here, for a moment, we are joined." It is also recalls the phrase often found on street maps: you are here.
Interacting with the quotes, memories, and direct appeals to him, the reader's participation activates the dialogue between writer and reader in this alternative storytelling experience.