I failed to remember
the names I learned yesterday.
I remember the faces
that now have no caption with a name.
I possess GPS coordinates
of all of yesterday’s meetings and introductions.
My phone is not smart enough
to bluetooth the names and addresses of everyone I meet.
If my phone was smart enough
imagine all the people’s names and addresses
I accumulated out of proximity
rather than introduction and conversation.
Imagine if I could then sort all my contacts
by pulse rate or daily steps.
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