This brought back memories....or didn't....
My memory is bad and getting worse.
This morning I tried to count how many women I’ve slept with. The number I arrived at was three less than the last time I did this, which was several years ago, I think.
Instead of going down by three, the number should have gone up by one, so that’s actually four missing women.
I should say that the total number is not so high as to excuse oversights.
Also, I’ve never been one for casual sex — causal kissing, perhaps, but not casual sex. So again it would seem that the MIAs are probably all women who at one time I really liked and may have even gone out for a few weeks before realizing it wouldn’t work, or vice versa.
It bothers me to have forgotten them. And what it makes me think is that I should write down the names of the ones I do remember, in case I forget them as well.
This seem tacky, doesn’t it, to make such a list?
I think it seems tacky.
But then I picture myself at ninety and I can’t remember a single woman I’ve ever slept with, not even what’s-her-name, the contortionist.
I’m ninety and I think I’m a virgin.
Fuck it, I’m making that list.