Afterword

 

In his daughter

a father discovers a person

whose very bloodline ensures

that she will be charming to him:

at the precise moment

that his wife is fading into middle age,

her beauty resurges in the daughter—

there’s that unlined face

you fell in love with so long ago!

 

~Caitlin Flanagan

From “The Passion of Alec Baldwin”
May 2009

 

 

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~ by eaesthete on 04/22/09.

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