distant memory

watching the Korean movie tonight
in which they spoke German (yes really)
I recognised every word with a clarity
atonishing, it seemed, sixty years later.
french too to a somewhat lesser extent
but I cannot really assemble a sentence
the tongue is stilled but the comprehension alive.
apart from hamsa gamnida and anyeong gyeseo
no words of korean linger
yet I have lived neither in france nor germany.
what to make of that, not much!

And what to make of this?
Not much, a taunt.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Posted: Jan 19
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just for fun!

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southmiami4321online today!
Seems your hearing can capture the sounds that connect you to your understanding, amazing. SM
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