"May I begin with a little story?"
And he told ... the story of the tortoise who was about to die.
"That story was told to me by an old man. As I stand before you now, that old man who told me that incredible story is being held in solitary confinement at the Bassa Maximum Security Prison. ... Why? I hear you ask. Very well... This is why... Because storytellers are a threat."
Play Ball and Name Names
A Well-Planned Snafu
The New Ethnomusicology
Copi-write August 2000
Full Court Press, Kennebunk, Maine