Romare Bearden, "Bopping at Birdland" (1979)
Romare Bearden, Bopping at Birdland (1979)
Can a Game Be Literature?

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July 15, 2003:

What struck me most was their confidence. They were gods, they knew they were gods, they were happy being gods. Their every movement and gesture said so.

Fast-forward. 2003. Nowadays it's painful listening to him. His voice lost its power many years ago, a fact he tries fruitlessly to hide with electronic effects.

The way of all things. You know this. As if knowledge could make it less painful.