In a Lonely Place on 02-20-2019

One half of his bowtie sullenly casts its shadow, the other, finding itself in the light, flashes two dimples. Neither half droops as Gilles’s bowtie once did. I reproached Gilles for it then, but surely it’s a fake, Bogie’s perfect bow. You begin to wonder if you got it all wrong, if there was truth in the drooping, but you can’t accommodate any further revisions right now, so you don’t.⠀