Automatically Misunderstood By The People
"They were hard times, but it was gruel to the cruel as we took that first, banana-skinned step to stardom. Like a barancle - high in the sky - shone the moon in June, and I did croon too soon, much like a loon, riding up in a balloon.
"Ah, the sugar-coated certainty of our success, the fully formed firmament of our fan club; we were yearning, they were burning. Lady!!! We made it."
"Thank you very much for your time," said the young reporter, putting away her tape recorder.
"That's the last time I interview Michael Stipe!" she thought.
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12 September 2011
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