Foreword to Double Edged Pen
we met him
because he hitchhiked
everywhere
and everywhere
we went
he hitchhiked
and we would speak
and he would tell me stories
and twinkles and giggles
and I understood
that I had met a true
adventurer
a manboy
a vowel
roaming through
degrees 52-54
smoking on a vortex
and catching
words
and
reeling
them
in
from the other side

	-Tori Amos 1996

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