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St Peter's tears, coffin lids and the burden of human folly: A concert report.

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It's a shame Western Poetry has had to focus so much of its attention on one man. It's a shame for Jesus. He's had to be mutilated by European languages countless times over the centuries. For the longest time he had to bear all pain himself, he couldn't share his pain because all pain was his pain. And what a pain. A total pain.

In a sublime Moment of Truth, low-rent bum Jeff Dorchen attends a chorale performance of a 400+ year old piece of musique religieuse, along with his friends St. Peter and Jesus, and considers the compromises of mortal life, the free-ness of free will, the closing of coffin lids, autumn in LA (while either thing lasts) and the cosmic ledger unto which are deeds are maybe or maybe not recorded.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.

 

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