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Old 01-17-2018, 03:25 PM
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Wow it's not just me!

Thanks Julie brightened up my morning.

Many, many years ago I read a poem by a poet whose name I do not remember and from that unreliable memory it went somewhat like this:

I wandered lonely and afraid
into the bogs on Hyde Park Station
and saw the number 5
written on the wall and thought
Good God there must be more of us than that.
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Old 01-17-2018, 03:41 PM
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Jan, that's now officially my favorite mashup ever.

It looks like it started out as Pete Brown's "Few", with a bit of William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud" at the beginning, plus William Carlos Williams' "The Great Figure." (And maybe some other references I'm missing.) But I love the misremembered version!

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Old 01-17-2018, 03:49 PM
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Julie, your "one more" reminds me of the Ringo Starr story: for years, in the studio, he'd play some new melody he'd come up with, and John or Paul would go "Oh yeah, that reminds me of..." and destroy his creation. But he did get some songs onto Beatles albums before they broke up. :-)

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Old 01-17-2018, 04:07 PM
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I think also
"A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many;
I had not thought death had undone so many."

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John
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