In a Lonely Place on 09-25-2019

A black hole, apparently, is a region in space whose gravitational pull is so strong that nothing can ever escape, unless perhaps it can be transported into other universes. The obvious candidate here is the black slit of Gloria’s slightly parted mouth. But what if astronomists told us that the black hole was really the black ear of Thumper the horse over Bogart’s left shoulder?⠀