carrying on

what was the matter was it his manner or the manner of her perception what are you doing with your eyes? she said I’m watching you, said he well watch out, said she cleaning off the table and knocking off a bottle with her elbow here, chew on this, she said handing him a candle it will make you feel better no thanks said he nothing for me I’m not a chewer I like to suck wow! the way he was looking innocent and the way she looked at him embarrassed the both of them

9 September 1973