dedalus Posted November 21, 2010 Share Posted November 21, 2010 (edited) You go you lovely lonely lady walking in your socks two dry martinis at cock crow and then the whole world rocks you shaved your gorgeous locks you use no makeup on your face of all your feminine tricks today there is no trace white on white is the room you pace panther-like, absurdly happy the world calls on your intercom say what you want but make it snappy! The female dasein is soft and sappy: you could see that, young, obscure. I'll make this damn world pay for me of that you can be sure. II. Men! Their sickly syrup of desire was never made for wedded bliss: geisha. heitari, grand courtesans from early days taught you this. Now there is the yawning abyss to conjure with, Monsieur or Madame Death, here in a white room, with a white poodle, disconnected, alone, a single breath away from life's perfection. A living male erection from time to time is required: one call can do it all. One puts on a wig, applies lipstick, eye-shadow, revels in a garter-belt, sheer sexy stockings and in half an hour it's all over. No money ever changes hands, no names, never never the same young man, so very discreet, so professional, so very satisfactory! The porter, some man called Jim or John or Alfonso (as if I care) handles everything beautifully, the groceries are always on time, and his large Christmas tip is assured. Been living here for the last ten years safely cocooned on the 45th floor. A Luftmenschin, I shall never come down. Why should I any more? --------------------------------------------------- Luftmensch (pre-Nazi Yiddish: an air-person, someone who has no visible means of support). In this case it has a very different New York sort of meaning. There are people who literally don't come down to street level from their high-level apartments for weeks and months at a time. Edited December 1, 2010 by dedalus Quote Drown your sorrows in drink, by all means, but the real sorrows can swim Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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