Friday, November 25, 2016

From an old notebook

“What a pile of dirty dishes!”

Snow White, in the 1937 Disney movie.


“Do I look different yet?”

Betty Aberlin, as the rollers are removed from her hair in the beauty shop (Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood).


“I hear footprints!”

Rachel, age six.

Also from an old notebook
Alfalfa, Ted Berrigan, Jack Kerouac, metaphors : Alfred Appel Jr. on twentieth-century art and literature : Balloons, poetry, teachers : Barney : Beauty and the Beast and kid talk : Eleanor Roosevelt : John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch : Plato, Shirley Temple, vulgarity, wisdom, Stan Laurel : Square dancing, poetry, criticism, slang

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