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Charlie "Bird" Parker

James A. Emanuel

Once Ugly Duckling,
rich plumage grew.   Poised,     Bird flew.
Flocks followed.      Me too.

Charlie Parker, the Bird

L'oiseau de peu s'est
fait oiseau bleu.      Quel envol !
Tous plein ciel.      J'y vole.

Translation by Jean Migrenne

Added: 9 Jun 2002 | Last Read: 15 Dec 2018 5:01 AM | Viewed: 4734 times

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