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The Dapper Bird

Last week at the mall I bought a new suit in the store next to Hot Sam's. "It comes with a vest," the salesman said. I nodded, but I knew I would never wear it. Today a friend from Baltimore gave my attitude some free alterations. From the top branch of our persimmon tree he showed me his orange vest, buttoning and unbuttoning my mind with a song.