"Papa died smiling, wide as the ring of a bell. Gone all star white, small as a wish in a well. And Sodom, South Georgia woke like a tree full of bees. Buried in christmas bows and a blanket of weeds."
pronunciation | 'tor-pe (torr-peh) note | this torpe is Tagalog slang; it also means something like “clumsy” or “awkward” in Spanish. it can apply vice versa as well: a woman who is desperately in love with a man. or any combination of people thereof.