A relationship was formed and destroyed with their own hands. The stars were within their grasp but alas, they didn't know how to control the light that they held; thus crumbling into stardust. Remembering You Like Déjà Vu is a collection of poetry and narrative writing. Sharing the memoir of two souls that have entered each other's lives, teaching them about grief, and tragedy, but most importantly how to love and accept its warmth. The story conveys the emotions, the thoughts, and the mindset that surrounds the situation at hand, all in hopes of not only nurturing their own soul but aiding those who identify with the hardship of loss.
Completely written and illustrated by Angelica Santarisero, Remembering You Like Déjà Vu is to be taken in two parts.
Remembering You: Referring to looking back. Recalling experiences that you once had and experiences that will live within you for as long as you live. Looking back on the person, or people, you once knew. Were once possibly fond of, yet it also insinuates that remembering is all that will be. It cannot be changed or undone, and all it will be is a memory. A memory of someone or something. Even though what's done is done, you can still remember it all. To bask in memories that bring you euphoria. To validate the hardships that you've faced. To make peace with the life that you've lived thus far.
The second half is "Déjà Vu" referring to how those memories, have impacted your person. How it bleeds into your mindset, your thoughts. It refers to how your inner world reflects your outer. That had not gone through it all, you would not be the person that you have become today. It also notes how you want to proceed. You have already lived through similar situations, and thus how do you want them to define you? Who do you want to be going forward, because that is all you can do. Move forward. Déjà Vu is the familiarity that comes from the past. It is how you navigate the future, one step at a time.