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Gregg Camfield <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 10 Aug 2010 15:37:11 -0700
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It appears they have a wall to mend.


----- Original Message -----
From: Ben Wise <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Monday, August 9, 2010 6:39 pm
Subject: Bob 'n Em
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> Well, I'm not acquainted with the Simon and Garfunkel reference, but 
>  their feet certainly were dangling, anyway, perched upon the rocks as 
>  they were.  Here are a couple of sites showing that they were, and I 
>  hope still are,  indeed,  together in all kinds of weather (but 
>  that's another song):
>  (scroll 
>  down a bit for this one)
>  Ben
>  >Engaged in dangling conversation, if Simon and Garfunkel are to be
>  >believed...
>  >
>  >John
>  >
>  >-----Original Message-----
>  >From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Ben Wise
>  >Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 10:55 AM
>  >To: [log in to unmask]
>  >Subject: Re: Sam 'n' Em
>  >
>  >   I began to suspect something,
>  >and when i walked over to check, sure enough, they were Emily
>  >Dickinson and Robert Frost cleverly sculptured in black metal
>  >sillouette,  in rapt conversation about poetry and flies and clocks
>  >and less travelled roads, etc.  So, as far as the town of Amherst was
>  >concerned, their honored former residents, Em and Bob, were
>  >contemporaneous enough in spirit to be in eternal conversation right
>  >there in the park on Main St., regardless of the weather.
>  >
>  >I assume they are still there, although I haven't checked lately.
>  >
>  >Ben