Jacob Lawrence, "Magic Man," 1958
Jacob Lawrence, Magic Man (1958)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

February 23, 2003:

"All the girls talk about how cute you are. You could probably have anybody you want."

Her sex fables are manifestly false. You don't have to be Freud to spot self-aggrandizing fantasies, and anyway we've slept together and she doesn't know her ass from her elbow. Making love in front of roommates, being videotaped... If even a few of these stories were true she'd be less ignorant.

Thirty-three year old man with a twenty year old girlfriend. What a sleazeball, taking advantage of a lonely old man that way.