scintillating drunkards, a poem

Scintillating Drunkards

My New Year’s Eve said to me: “You are a stoic woman.” attended the opera alone at carnegie hall.┬ádie fledermaus, concert version. had two tickets, but never found the gorgeous stranger i fantasized i’d run into in the preceding days. it was fine. i cried. not because it was touching- no, this opera is fanciful, silly, a farce. i cried[…]

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