Academic journal article Pennsylvania Literary Journal

Cinema Verite

Academic journal article Pennsylvania Literary Journal

Cinema Verite

Article excerpt

You're away at work, teaching the rhetorical snarls of pathos while those cats of yours parade across the kitchen counter to lap up each crusty pool of creamed brandy and salt from every stray peanut. Aerial shot of cat pee on the carpeting. Rorschach mystery. Which feline's mug to cut to? Horizontal pan: five sets of whiskers twitching. Audio: those vibrating larynxes. Dissolve into a Saturday breakfast of raw broccoli, chunks of chocolate and your Royal Model 10. Each key a clackety note. Mic those keys. A bit louder. Those strokes answer the jumbled nodes in your head-ingrown call and response. Morning TV rerunning: What's it gonna be... the curtain or the money? You claim your title: late bloomer-contorted vixen of your own poetics-squeezing through the labyrinths between multiple-choice choices. You choose the curtain like a Scarlett. …

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