La Belle Époque

Cafe Parisienne,gilted fixtures gleam,tired tilt, tabletop crash.Nom de dieu! Broken glass.A glimpse of baguette thighs,smoke-filled Chablis eyes.Hold me for the … More

The Venetian Face

The Venetian face is fadedlampshades of blushing pinkbuildings trimmed in handmade lacehide rotted wood beneath. Antique glass-blown cheeksVenetian lilac window … More

Austrian Agape Alps

Layer after layer of mountain viewlike an expensive cake–granite, limestone, crystalfoggy icing, filling of lapis lazulicooling in view. Lopsided meringue … More