Jacob Lawrence, "Time," 1955
Jacob Lawrence, Time (1955)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

Elderly gentleman, retired. Sailor's floppy sun hat. Leans his bicycle against the railing above the seawall.

In the basket, a white cockatiel on a perch, glancing curiously and apparently contentedly at the sea, and the gentleman, and the passers-by.

Below the basket a sign written in multicolored fingerpaint: "Parrots bite!"