Monthly Archives: December 2010

Second half of Transcript – THE BAKER’S DAUGHTER

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First half of Transcript performance back in June

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Somehow this one didn’t get posted here

Hole All of his songs are air – not even dust. Gone where no echo ever brings sound back into forgetfulness. And so we pack worship into that emptiness. We trust his name alone, without his words or songs. First … Continue reading

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This may be the last of the Orpheus sequence

Choice The one condition Hades had laid down seemed all too simple. There must be some trick. No monsters chasing – Orpheus got to pick his path back to the world. This was the crown of his achievement – he … Continue reading

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Godson The Titans’ big mistake, Apollo thought, was children quite as powerful as they. When you let such things happen, the dark day of being overthrown will come. He fought in those long wars and won. Never again. He only … Continue reading

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Father He only met his father a few times. The Muse thought that he ought to learn to ride and use a sword, but did not let him decide that he could be a king and not make rhymes. He … Continue reading

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Ashes Apollo joined the muses. Seized the head which went on singing and pulled it ashore. He’d brought his sister’s shield, the one that bore Medusa’s face that could still blast, though dead, living things into stone. Apollo froze Orpheus’ … Continue reading

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