all it takes is a few hundred
thousand dollars, a few phone
calls, plastic surgery, and a name change.

to be forgotten.

success is known to measure your ability to be remembered--
in this new age, it measures your ability to be

well, at least the paranoid mad scientists,
and military dictators still have hope
that maybe their mistakes (and accomplishments?)
can be forgotten.

i have that hope, too.

to be forgotten,
to be given a new chance,
without moving away
is just a few
hundred thousand dollars,
phone calls,
plastic surgeries,
and a name change