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November 13, 2009


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Yay, Roland Kirk! He's on page 118 in one of your books. I don't know why I still remember that.

He's a character right out of an epic poem. A sort of modern-day Orpheus combined with some Hephaestus.

For me, this is a perfect post. Roland Kirk and a manatee (arguably my favorite animal). I wrote a revenge poem for manatees once.

These are priceless videos. I hope you blog again in the future.

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark

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