Monday, January 13, 2014

Detour Ahead

With all years, we lose. Few years have taken so much from us as did 1963: John F. Kennedy, Aldous Huxley, and C.S. Lewis on the same day; Robert Frost and Yasujiro Ozu, Dinah Washington, Patsy Cline and Edith Piaf, Medgar Evers, W.E.B. DuBois, Elmore James, Jean Cocteau, Clifford Odets, Pope John XXIII, Herbie Nichols.

And Sonny Clark, at the age of 31.