Gargoyle 37/38
Cover Photo of Louise Brooks
Published 1/1/1990

for cece

Michelle Parkerson

chicago is
a strange place
to find you
with all this wind
i could have missed
your beauty
because you are white/working class
because america lies to us both

how you cut through history
I will never know
but you take me
without notice
I follow
I want your breasts
your sorrow
just for a night