Jacob Lawrence, "Library," 1966
Jacob Lawrence, Library (1966)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

Could use a bath. You notice his smell before his face.

Dirty gray backpack, might once have been blue. Stories high, taller than his head, a skyscraper of the streets.

Gaunt, really rail thin. Old, haggard, tired.

Library reading room, with the help wanted ads.