Je ne sais quoi

C'est l'esprit d'escalier.

Escher, to a lover

If I liked stripes I'd sure like you thin

or shallow, depending on the orientation.

Shall we turn there or twirl here?


stairs that won't assentNo never mind,

or dissent though they couldI see it in the drunken

with some difficulty.wit of our apartment door; it's

No, dear, not quitecaught in coy folds

like the painting, not quite.of carpet that recline o