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Four photographs of a piano: 3


Chris Price

The quantum
          mechanic of bebop

sits in his kitchen

          sleeves rolled
                    playing hillbilly

cooking up theorems
on a tan baby

grand    Nellie
in the living room

Monk on a rocket
          bound for outer

tapping the fuel gauge

he's a singularity, a spanner
in the works
          speaking so plain

a deaf and dumb man
          can hear
          and the kitchen

sink and the icebox hum
along as if

this tune were the most obvious thing
in the world

which for him
                    it is


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