Barbara Guest

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Barbara Guest
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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Roses

"painting has no air . . ."
—Gertrude Stein

That there should never be air
in a picture surprises me.
It would seem to be only a picture
of a certain kind, a portrait in paper
or glue, somewhere a stickiness
as opposed to a stick-to-it-ness
of another genre. It might be

quite new to do without
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