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Meeting of the Minds

for Duke Ellington & Coleman Hawkins

Photo by Catalin Sandru on Unsplash

session over, farewells
outside in the evening
sun, full of admiration:

“After 400 years, well worth the wait!”
Hawkins riffs as Ellington replies,
“Now never getting together would’ve been too late.”

©2014 MDSHall

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