Ode to Thurman Munson or 1970 Topps trading card

I retrieved recently from my mothers
attic a binder of old baseball cards from nearly 50 years ago and I was perhaps a different person or several different people back. I retrieved were pulled from the plastic coffee is about 54 of them for various reasons: grieve, camping, Billy Williams, Brent aliyah, our Cham ski, Ed Crane pool, Wilbur wood, ‘Ellen Gallagher, Roberto Clemente Thurman Munson
And with their black labels which for me was like a prequel having started collecting in 1972 writing my bike with Andy up to the village to sprouts treats plucking dollar $.25 for 10 cards and then discarding the guy mostly we’re giving it to my dad oddly enough and we didn’t flip cards but we scaled them I think is the word somewhere between a competition in the luck in the sacrifice – the White Buffalo here is a red herring end it references not a baseball hero but a conduit of indigenous consciousness for seven generations are more named Estelle who I magically through this black box just now spoke to you for 30 seconds but she was driving in a bigger black or gray or red or white box and said goodbye for now God be with you or whoever is out there I’m forgetting the names of the other 54 if I think hard enough to go back to be bear with me or
Buffalo with me my name by the way in German means white or he knows is this poetry my dog is barking at a machine is imitating the wind in my neighbors yard Coincidentally or by divine order the man on the other side of the fence felt a similar loss for disconnection and if it’s not too big a Segway I did buy a new copy of Allen Ginsberg for Naomi or by her or is Howard Fenster used to say by Howard Finster and God

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Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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