David Novros (American, b. 1941), Untitled, 1966. Acrylic lacquer on canvas, 84 x 168 in.
I had a dream about you, Richard Siken
”All the cows were falling out of the sky and landing in the mud.
You were drinking sangria and I was throwing oranges at you,
but it didn’t matter.
I said my arms are very long and your head’s on fire.
I said kiss me here and here and here
and you did.
Then you wanted pasta,
so we trampled out into the tomatoes and rolled around to make the sauce.
You were very beautiful.
We were in the Safeway parking lot. I couldn’t find my cigarettes.
You said Hurry up! but I was worried there would be a holdup
and we would be stuck in a hostage situation, hiding behind
the frozen meats, with nothing to smoke for hours.
You said Don’t be silly,
so I followed you into the store.
We were thumping the melons when I heard somebody say Nobody move!
I leaned over and whispered in your ear I told you so.
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Rik Wouters (Belgian, 1882-1916), Woman in Black Reading a Newspaper, 1914.
GEORGE CONDO (B.1957) - Young Lovers, 2004