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A Spoiled Sweet Puckering Mouth – “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” – Truman Capote

February 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Description, Writing

There wasn’t a suspicion of bone in his body; his face, a zero filled in with pretty miniature features, had an unused, a virginal quality: it was as if he’d been born, then expanded, his skin remaining unlined as a blown-up balloon, and his mouth, though ready for squalls and tantrums, a spoiled sweet puckering.

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