The ancient filmstar turned up in a white car
Accompanied by her faithful entourage,
A smalltown crowd applauded and local photographers
Took pictures for their papers.
If anything her beauty had increased with age,
It was as if she had nothing else to prove,
This serenity seemed to transport her delicate and eloquent face
back to when she was ten years old…
She walked rather heavily on one side, which was a shame, perhaps a hip was giving way.
She brushed against me in the crowd and said…