How much paint will it take before she gets over it?

PORTRAIT BY PASQUALE TROZZOLO

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 77

Already it’s been a day.

10am and I could

Murder a gin and tonic.

She started on me real early.

Red first, smearing, rubbing

Practically pouring it over me.

Then without pause

She started on green.

GREEN!

Yes a gin and tonic, and a lime—

that’s what the green must be for.

Look at those stokes of hers.

Sh…

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