Jacob Lawrence, "The Party," 1935
Jacob Lawrence, The Party (1935)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

Her door opens.

No telling what will emerge.

Kind, happy, thoughtful, generous?

Depressed, self-pitying, self-loathing, despondent?

Drunk? Blacked-out? Hateful? Violent?

The household freezes, even the cat stops in her tracks, tensed, ready to flee the first flying object.