Tomato Shoe: Pomodoro

Watercolor (gouache), markers, and typewriter on watercolor paper


Those stems of hers went all the way up, and kept right on going.

As you can imagine, that wasn't either of the first two things I noticed about her.

I'd only been in this country for a couple of days, but I could already see why pinching toma toes was the national pastime. I'd be heading home soon, so this was an opportunity with a short shelf life. "Can I get away with it?" I wondered. It wasn't something I was used to doing---not without getting my face slapped, anyway---but what the hell? When in Roma...




ShoeStories™ by Claudia Lynch