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How Soon For Marr? (Video)

1 Mar

How Soon Is Now? is about the first stanza, which to this day sticks in my aural memory like a dagger.

I am the son
And the heir
Of a shyness that is criminally vulgar
I am the son and heir
Of nothing in particular

I wished I had the protection of anonymity, so that shyness was a little less debilitating. A family that acts like Virginia aristocrats just can’t tolerate that sort of real world honesty.

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