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oh she couldn't be trusted...even all these years later she hounded him

she brought her own heat with her

and her demon eyes

her eyes had been vividly blue green that day that the Autumn leaves fell around her as she swayed away from his porch

forever after whenever he thought of Autumn he began to hum "Autumn Leaves" and old obcure tune his momma sang

but the darkness of Halloween was more the mood

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CuddleFish Feb. 26, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m.

Ooooh, nan, she looks a right witch!!!!

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antigeekess Feb. 27, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m.

Cool pic.

"Autumn Leaves" isn't that obscure, however. Ever heard Eva Cassidy's version?

sigh Her interpretations and arrangements were just so brilliant. I sang this one myself a few years ago in a voice class, with the pianist (brilliant gal) using this, and zero rehearsal:

http://www.alibris.com/booksearch?qwork=9582132&matches=11&keyword=eva+cassidy+songbook&cm_sp=workslistingtitle

Even a halfway decent Eva rendition ALWAYS brings the house down. Every time. Guaranteed.

Can't really think of how to make that song sound sinister, though...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQIS_Bhpd7U

Nah, that wasn't it.

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nan shartel March 1, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m.

agreed antiG... I've been looking forever for "Autumn in New York" by Billie Holiday...got any ideas where i could find it??

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PistolPete March 1, 2010 @ 1:52 a.m.

I looked for your story the other day nan but couldn't locate it.

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nan shartel March 1, 2010 @ 2:04 a.m.

hi Pete...it ended up as 19 comments in "Innocent til Proven Guilty"

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nan shartel March 4, 2010 @ 4:20 a.m.

thank u thank u thank u AntiG

what a pleasure to start out my mornin' with Lady Day

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