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Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003 02:20 pm

Knoepfle 8-28-03

scott joplin

he had these quarter notes
look easy play hard
new rags he did these in 1912
lots of glides

afro american rag before anyone
in the world had to think about this
chrysanthemum gold flowering
gold pebbled beaches of africa
jewel box of twinkling notes
controlled as a bird cage
these songs without words
the man taking his own measure

everyones measure

 

© John Knoepfle 2003

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