Jacob Lawrence, "Supermarket — Gifts for the Homeless" (1994)
Jacob Lawrence, Supermarket — Gifts for the Homeless (1994)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

July 10, 2012:

"OH THIS IS A GOOD ONE! Look, can you see? A lady's taking a bath in a big cup of coffee!"

Leathered by weather, unlit cigarette, dirty tennies, stoop, hair without color. Points to a flyer on the wall: coffee tasting and poetry evening here in the Internet café.

His companion has five dollars, she treats them to hot coffee, and after they stand together in the doorway, sharing cigarette smoke with everyone inside.