That’s my new title. It’s what I do. It sounds so important. Maybe CIA. Really, it’s just
Shhh… Don’t tell!
I like the mystery.
One day, someone will ask me,
“What do you do?”
and I’ll answer,
“I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.”
They will laugh and say,
“No really, what do you do?”
…. I’ll let them wait for
e n o u g h……
“Well, I’m a Memory Preservationist, you see. It’s a top level security position. You can’t tell ANYONE I told you….”
They’ll look at me with wonder and amazement…
“Oh! I had NO IDEA! I promise! I won’t tell a soul!”
and it won’ be until I’m in my grave, and they read all my stories in my Preservation Files,(that’s fancy for scrapbooks) and they are talking among themselves, that they will realise that they all knew, and never told, that I was a top level security officer in the Department of Matrimony (that’s fancy for MOM of my family)…
“She TOLD you!?” They will all exclaim…
Ahhhhh. That’ll be the day…..