Art of love, love of art

Arthur Ramirez
2 min readJan 1, 2023


Entrance to the Henry Miller Library, 2021. Taken by Yours Truly.

**For Marcus Parkansky**

sleeves of pink
sleeves of green
sleeves of yellow

the barista’s charcoal stare
his liquid smoke stance
a sooty aroma from
the coffee grounds’ tender earth



Arthur Ramirez

Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.