In a Lonely Place on 12-31-2018

And what I hadn’t noticed yesterday, if it was there yesterday (don’t look back), is the shadow of his cigarette and hand on the sheer silk of her dress, like the shadow of the ghost agent Riggs in his fedora in the background curtains, like a cigarette that belongs to someone else and will haunt the two of them, but you can’t go back.⠀