Monday, December 15, 2008

Monday, December 15, 2008: On the Street…Bowery, New York

He stole his swagger and lean,
his cigarette’s jaunty angle
from (who else?) James Dean.

Just a skinny teen
until he discovered the belt buckle
and looped it through his dad’s jeans.

The buckle’s tarnished sheen
lent him—what? Not age or danger,
but something in between.


  1. He looks like he could be Tilda Swanson's brother.

    I love how that all is about similarity of sound and how his look is all about a reference. Not sure if it makes sense but it does in my head.;-)


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