Jacob Lawrence, "The Lovers," 1946
Jacob Lawrence, The Lovers (1946)
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June 16, 2010:

Beer and ice cream kisses were the best.

In afternoons we'd walk to Thrifty's, three scoops for 35 cents and a Bud from the bodega next door. Hold hands and smooch the way home, dappled shadows of sunset on the sidewalks.

I was, and would have been, happy with this.