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Teaching Cockroaches to DanceI don't have tap shoes for you, but we can hear your scuttles pretty well on this wood floor. Yes we can.
Try to make a bit of a rhythm now. Try "tap tapitty tap." Come on now, give it a try. "Tap tapitty tap." Lovelies, you'll be fine. The steps themselves aren't really the hard part. It's putting them together and getting the timing that's right. Flowing like heartbeats. Heartbeat footsteps. Do you have hearts, my lovelies? Do you have hearts to love me? Let me hear, let me hear your hearts.
Yes, come here my lovelies. Up we go. Oh your legs, they tickle splendidly. Up now, I can't hear them yet.
Up the arm, there we go. Oh you tickle. Like fingertips on eyelids. I can't hear you, my sweets. Go where it's dark, here you go. I can hear you better now. There, my lovelies. Not too deep, not too deep.
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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