The Playwright Andrea Lepcio, 2009
GET IN THE CAR
Want to ride in my convertible Oldsmobile Coupe.
Mama told me not to ride with strangers.
Now we're not strangers. Hop in.
That's not what happened. You had no need to charm me. And you didn't. I was your lover's friend. Here at her invitation.
Visiting. Everyone's always visit. Ing.
When one visits a famous person, one is especially courteous. Whether or not one actually fawns, one certainly acts aware of the other person. Of their needs and mood. It's hard to feel more significant than the father of abstract expressionism. It's hard enough for a woman to feel more significant than a man. Imagine an unknown woman, known man. Abstract expressionism.