July 6, 2022

Portrait miniature

D.S. The raised eyebrow,the limp wrist,the dangling cigarette,the toss of the head,the cloud of smokeself-consciously exhaledthrough the nostrils;and his mind and moodsa repertoire of cinematic tricks –sunlight falling through Venetian blindsto form a gridded patternon the floor and bed;a hotel room at night,alternate between the darknessand the glare of neon signflashing from the street below;or […]