In a Lonely Place on 09-21-2019

And suddenly his cigarette sends up a puff of smoke. I’m riveted. Aren’t you? Look at her mouth today. She’s got plans. Her eyes are going to meet his, and she knows perfectly well that across the nation a thousand cigarettes will be simultaneously lit. He knows it too. Or at least his cigarette knows it. I am increasingly willing to believe in the magic wisdom of our random accoutrements.