Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Day One Hundred Fifty-Seven: "The Vibraphone" by Rita Dove


A young vibraphone player searches out the musician she most admires. He has abandoned music himself, exiled to a distant city when this young woman finds him. She listens. She hears his music, his complaints, his history that includes seducing and marrying a woman much like her. There is a quality to this story that was enticing and for a poet, I was very impressed by Dove's prose.

A link to the story online is here:


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