disappearing into the amethyst
of morning glory
A kind gesture; he touches her cheek.
Their lips meeting while others watch.
The thinly sliced bread of the cucumber sandwiches.
An eight year old girl performing a mock tightwire act.
Louisa standing beside her beau. His dark skin stark against her fair complexion.
Paper lanterns hanging above the patio: green, yellow and white.
My darling mother, I send you these photographs of Louisa’s recent picnic in hopes that they fill you with utter joy!
In the laundromat, a homeless man stays warm. Another man, who looks homeless, is conversing with his grand-daughter. She says that she described him to a friend as the smartest person she knows. I believe her.