Elton has been trying but now all he wants is a rest. These are his qualities: sharp intelligence, fidelity to his friends, a cynical humour that isn’t bitter and open-heartedness. In our little community he is the soul of love. He has dreadlocks to his waist, and on his fingers voodoo rings, a silver skull, and long curved nails.
And oh! he can dance. We turn on the music after our members’ dinner, the mike passes round, and Elton moves: like smoke from a campfire, whipping and reaching from the savage element, all one wild coherent work of art. He…
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