Forever Twenty-One

Icy New York City, hot colors, textures, tastes – drinking it all in with a 21-year-old, on break from scholarly endeavors, who needs a pair of boots.

shiny boot

Not those boots.

Who needs a cookie.


The crumbliest, crunchiest, richest cookie in Manhattan, from Levain bakery on West 74th Street. Chocolate, a zillion calories. Would make a good lunch. Highly photogenic, too.

shooting cookies

What she doesn’t need: forced bulbs from a fancy shop.


She creates blossoms of her own in her mind.

Needs no silly store slogans.

boy problems

A suit of clothes suitable for a different girl.

And no other body than her own, please.


No plastic toys, either, no matter how quirky. These flap!


Life itself is a sweet, quirky game.

1 Comment

Filed under Culture, Fashion, Jean Zimmerman, Photography

One response to “Forever Twenty-One


    You two went along.
    You shared chuckles together.
    Not those boots, please.

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