Tuesday, December 05, 2006

It's probably just coincidence ...

... but this poem The Doorman, which Dave Lull sends along, brought to mind some very specific things. As soon as I saw "you married Maddy late," I thought of Maddy Prior, the angel-voiced lead singer of Steeleye Span. Then comes the line, "Pity the poor bastard," and I thought immeditely of Maddy's song "Pity the Poor Night Porter." What does it all mean?

2 comments:

  1. The poem is in memory of Michael Donaghy, whose Guardian obituary can be found here.

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  2. So it was just a coincidence. Thanks for the link, Dave.

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