I talked to an artist considered iconic
Chatted with a friend who is always ironic
Laughed a lot with a swarthy beauty
Engaged in gossip, as if by duty
Sipped a tall vodka laced with tonic
Talked politics and the demonic
Sauntered across the dewy grass
Tripped and landed on my ass.
Kate Feiffer is the author of 11 books for children and is a contributing editor at The MV Times.