Start the Week With Beauty

Number 8
–Lawrence Ferlinghetti
from Pictures of the Gone World

It was a face which darkness could kill
      in an instant
a face as easily hurt
     by laughter or light
‘We think differently at night.’
     she told me once
lying back languidly
     And she would quote Cocteau
‘I feel there is an angel in me’ she’d say
     ‘whom I am constantly shocking’
Then she would smile and look away
     light a cigarette for me
          sigh and rise
and stretch
     her sweet anatomy
          let fall a stocking

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Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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