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Monday, 31 December 2018

Guesses She Knows


pouty lipsticked mouth, she has the redhead's
true pallor like skimmed-milk, damned good looking
and she guesses she knows it, but what exactly
has it gotten her so far, and where ? - he'll start
to feel guilty in a few days, she knows

Joyce Carol Oates
excerpt from
Edward Hopper's Nighthawks 1942

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Nighthawks
Edward Hopper 1942
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