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  • Blue suits, kabuki face, spanking sparkling turquoise boots, never booted from the space station which was his heart, red-haired red-lipped Major, the zigzag lightning Ziggy, all galaxy, this formation like gender-bending skinny ectoplasm, this fashionisto remaining out of this world in a tin can, a sardine of one, looking down on the blue planet.

    Scribblemeister placating lyrics in a random genius way, pen on paper, designs on paper, mime, photomodel, wigman, stuck in a tin can rotating in the stardust. Offstage hero, doggie bar crawler, genetalia hider, styling Samurai, nothing terrestrial was alien to Bowie.

    Bow-wow, baby, we mortals are mere dowdies beside thee.

    Let's dance.

    As if in photo-magnetic druid days.

    I will wear you from my earlobes like glamorous electricity.

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    (Photo by Susan, at the Art Gallery of Ontario, September 24, 2013, on the occasion of the "Bowie Is" mammoth massive two-floor exhibit--originally at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London--a hairblowing, mindflashing show of Bowie's costumes, personal handwritten drafts of lyrics, videos, promo films, music, acting, childhood, art studies, and on up through, in intimate rooms and huge wall-shown concert footage...[e.g. ...multiple concert versions of 'Heroes' playing at the same time....])
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