Owl Dancing with Fred Astaire
I met the Indian woman who asked Fred Astaire to dance.
He politely refused her offer.
He was so charming, she said, even when he rejected me.
An owl dance is simple: two steps with your left foot forward,
one step with your right foot back, all to the beat of a drum
currently being pounded by six Indian men in baseball hats.
but that is too complicated to explain here. Lets just say
I mean, sisters owl dance with brothers
Yet, at every powwow, there are beautiful Indian women
for love/sex/a brief vacation from loneliness.
There are Indian men who have never been asked to owl dance.
along with the drums. They sing softly under their breath.
Fred Astaire is gone now.
He is dead.
He will not be coming back.
However, if you watch his movies
you will notice
that he often smiles.
What was he thinking?
or was he completely unaware
I dont know
and he was very good at keeping a secret
In my dream, Fred Astaire stumbles (yes, stumbles)
into the powwow and is shocked by the number of Indians
who have survived
He smiles because, well, he is a good man prone to smiling.
who are prone to smiling.) Fred Astaire loves the drums.
Such pitch! and timbre! and range! and projection!
He is the skinniest white man in the history of the world.
but he looks like a dancer. A great dancer.
over a handsome non-dancer. Fred Astaire is confident.
Ask yourself this: How many times in your life
are you going to be asked to dance? Take that number
and divide it by the number of men and/or women
If that number is X, then Y = heartbreak + X.
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